Which conditions are associated with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)?

Updated: Oct 31, 2019
  • Author: Stephanie L Baer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Conditions that predispose to severe CAP should be considered in patients presenting with CAP and shock in the absence of one of the aforementioned cardiopulmonary diseases. The following disorders and therapies have been associated with severe CAP:

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