pneumocystis carinii pneumonia


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Related to pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: Kaposi's sarcoma
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Synonyms for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

pneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims)

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Use of adjunctive corticosteroids in severe adult non-HIV Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
Analysis of underlying diseases and prognosis factors associated with pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in immune compromised HIV-negative patients.
Hill, "Serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, tuberculosis, and bacterial pneumonia," Chest, vol.
Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in non-human immunodeficiency virusinfected patients: retrospective study of 31 patients.
Mechanical ventilation for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients in the developing world who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
For example, 89% of patients meeting the criteria for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in the risk-behavior group received prophylaxis, as did 80% of vertical-transmission patients.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in pregnancy: a report of three maternal deaths.
To the Editor: Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) is known to be associated with immunodeficiency states such as AIDS, malignancies and chemotherapy.
Even in the era of prophylaxis, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) continues to be the most common AIDS-defining diagnosis in the United States and other industrialized countries (3).
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), by Michael Marco, http://www.
For example, it was determined that only 38 percent of patients with the diagnostic code for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (136.
Thus far, a poorly understood disorder of cellular immunity is believed to be responsible for the more than 634 cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and a rapidly growing number of cases of other unusual, often fatal, opportunistic infections and other cancers that have been reported to CDC during the last two years.
Table 1 Emergencies in HIV-infected people Emergencies related to HIV-therapy * Lactic acidosis * Abacavir hypersensitivity reaction * Indinavir-induced nephrolithiasis * Rash by NNRTI [right arrow] Maculopapular rash [right arrow] Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Emergencies related to opportunistic infections * Ocular emergencies [right arrow] Cytomegalovirus retinitis [right arrow] Varicella zoster * Pulmonary emergencies [right arrow] Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia [right arrow] Bacterial pneumonia * Central nervous system emergencies [right arrow] Cerebral toxoplasmosis [right arrow] Cryptococcal meningitis Emergencies related to immune reconstitution syndrome