Other Forms of Lung Inflammation.
OF the various other forms of lung inflammation which occur, mention may be made of pneumonia dependent on Heart Disease; Interstitial Pneumonia, or the formation of new connective tissue and obliteration of the air spaces; Tubercular Pneumonia, which is caused by the presence of tubercle bacilli; Acute and Chronic Miliary Tuberculosis, characterized by the presence of numerous minute nodules called miliary tubercles; Acute and Chronic Tubercular Consumption; Gangrene of the Lung, where a portion of the lung has lost its vitality and the germs of putrefaction have entered.
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