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Disseminated Pneumocystis carinii infection in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3257197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of disseminated pneumocystosis occurring in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is described. Postmortem examination of this patient, who had three episodes of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia during his 3-year clinical course, revealed clinically unsuspected infiltration of lymph nodes, spleen, adrenal glands, and bone marrow, in addition to persistent pulmonary infection by the organism.
Authors:
P D Unger; M Rosenblum; S E Krown
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human pathology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0046-8177     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-20     Completed Date:  1988-02-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421547     Medline TA:  Hum Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-6     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications*
Adrenal Glands / parasitology,  pathology
Adult
Animals
Bone Marrow / parasitology,  pathology
Humans
Lymph Nodes / parasitology,  pathology
Male
Pneumocystis
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis / etiology,  parasitology,  pathology
Protozoan Infections / etiology,  parasitology,  pathology*

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