aspiration pneumonia

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inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus

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After 4 weeks, the patient was discharged to a long-term-care facility on supplemental oxygen because his chemical pneumonitis was not fully resolved.
Paraffin causes a chemical pneumonitis due to aspiration, either during ingestion, after vomiting, or silently.
reported a fatal chemical pneumonitis due to cadmium fumes (2).
carcinogenesis) or some forms of developmental damage to the fetus (More serious inflammation: more toxic agents and/or higher exposures may be associated with damage resulting in inflammation for example of terminal bronchioles and alveoli leading to a chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary oedema (e.
Chemical pneumonitis due to exposure to bromine compounds.
They acknowledged the longer delay between exposure and disease manifestations compared with other causes of acute chemical pneumonitis, but they did not offer an explanation for this discrepancy (Sterner and Eisenbud 1951).