Chickenpox, acute pneumonia - chest X-ray
This chest X-ray shows cloudiness throughout the lungs, caused by acute pneumonia due to chickenpox. Pneumonia, as a complication of chickenpox, rarely occurs in children, but occurs in about one-fifth of adults with chickenpox.
Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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