Journal Article

Unusual Presentation of Thoracic <i>Pneumocystis carinii</i> Infection in a Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Krishna M. Sundar, Harry Rosado-Santos, Larry G. Reimer, Kathleen A. Murray and John R. Michael

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 3, pages 498-501
Published in print February 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/318504
Unusual Presentation of Thoracic Pneumocystis carinii Infection in a Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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Pleura-based masses and hilar adenopathy were seen on a chest radiograph of a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who had a history of Pneumocystis carinii infection. The differential diagnosis of such a presentation is discussed in light of atypical and extrapulmonary manifestations of P. carinii infection in a patient receiving prophylaxis with dapsone.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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