Aspiration pneumonia in children of early age

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Chest X-ray of a pneumonia caused by influenza and Haemophilus influenzae. Right lower lobe consolidation marked by arrow. Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli. Pneumonia is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly by other microorganisms, certain medications and conditions such as autoimmune diseases. Vaccines to prevent certain types of pneumonia are available.