Basic Histology -- Neutrophils in Hemorrhagic Pneumonia Next Home Back

Sometimes pneumonia is very destructive to the local tissues, and blood vessels are damaged enough to leak.

In this case, the patient will cough up blood.

This may hint at the type of pneumonia and the micro-organism responsible. But it is not a guarantee that the outcome will be bad.

This is a severe pneumonia in a patient who coughed up blood.

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