Combined pneumocystis carinii and nocardia asteroides pneumonitis in a patient with an ACTH‐producing carcinoid Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Hematologic Neoplasms
  • Melphalan
  • Myeloablative Agonists
  • Radiation Dosage
  • Transplantation Conditioning
  • Vidarabine
  • Whole-Body Irradiation

abstract

  • Combined Pneumocystis carinii and Nocardia asteroides pneumonia occurred in a patient with an adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)‐producing carcinoid after effective chemotherapy decreased elevated ectopic ACTH and endogenous corticosteroid levels. Implications regarding the pathogenesis of such infections in patients with paraneoplastic tumors are discussed. Copyright © 1981 American Cancer Society

publication date

  • January 1981

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(19810615)47:12<2933::AID-CNCR2820471233>3.0.CO;2-G

PubMed ID

  • 7020921

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2933

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 47

number

  • 12