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rheumatic pneumonia

rheumatic pneumonia in Medicine

rheumatic pneumonia n.
A pneumonia, occurring in severe acute rheumatic fever, in which consolidation occurs and nodules may be present in the fibrous septa of the lungs; it is usually fatal.

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