Professor of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
The paper shows using the example of Covid-19-infection, that it is necessary to define pulmonary infections and alterations on the basis of morphology. Using the term pneumonia only is misleading and may be harmful for patients with lung parenchyma infections.
Keywords: Pneumonia; Covid-19; Lung Parenchyma Infection; Alveolitis
Peter von Wichert. "The Morphology of Pulmonary Involvement in COVID-19 Infection Stimulates and Requires a Differentiating Terminology in Inflammatory Lung Diseases". EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 12.5 (2023): 69-72.
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