Chronic cavitary pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii in a patient with AIDS Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Continuity of Patient Care
  • HIV Infections
  • Referral and Consultation

abstract

  • A 39-year-old man with AIDS presented with cough, chest pain, dyspnea on exertion, fever, and a cavitary lesion in the upper lobe of the left lung. The cavity increased in size over the next five months with disease involvement limited to the left upper lobe. Pneumocystis carinii infection was then diagnosed. Symptoms and cavity resolved with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole therapy.

publication date

  • October 27, 1994

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00019048-199409000-00013

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1347

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 3

number

  • 5