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Y PESTIS PNEUMONIA [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Respiratory System
Universal entry(ies)
A20.2
classification system code, see observation
CONT

Pneumonic plague is the most deadly form of plague but the least common. It can be spread through airborne droplets released through coughs or sneezes, or through contact with infected body fluids. It can also be spread through contact with clothing or bed linens that have been contaminated with infected body fluids.

OBS

A20.2: code used in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems.

Key term(s)
  • Y. pestis pneumonia

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maladies bactériennes
  • Appareil respiratoire
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
A20.2
classification system code, see observation
DEF

Pneumonie due à Yersinia pestis, généralement contractée directement par inhalation des germes.

OBS

A20.2 : code de la Classification statistique internationale des maladies et des problèmes de santé connexes.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades bacterianas
  • Aparato respiratorio
Entrada(s) universal(es)
A20.2
classification system code, see observation
DEF

Forma [de peste] extremadamente grave, presenta sus primeros signos entre 1 y 6 días después de la exposición. Comienza con fiebre y dolor de cabeza y luego tos con secreción sanguinolenta y líquida, dolor toráxico y dificultad respiratoria. [...] progresa entre 2 y 4 días [...] sin tratamiento precoz, puede causar la muerte.

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