Journal Article

<i>Pneumocystis carinii</i> Pneumonia after Thoracic Duct Ligation and Leakage

H. Thaker, M. H. Snow, G. Spickett, S. M. Griffin and A. Gascoigne

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 11, pages e129-e131
Published in print December 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/324359
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia after Thoracic Duct Ligation and Leakage

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A case of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia was induced through immunosuppression following thoracic duct ligation. The patient initially presented with an esophageal adenocarcinoma, which was totally resected. She is human immunodeficiency virus—negative and not undergoing immunosuppressive treatment.

Journal Article.  1688 words.  Illustrated.

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

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