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Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia and Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Pregnant Woman with Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type-1 Infection.
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PMID:  21325770     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute lung injury during pregnancy results in morbidity and mortality in both the mother and the fetus. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) is a rare disease but may occur in pregnant immune-suppressed women. Here, we describe a case of acute lung injury due to PCP and alveolar hemorrhage in a pregnant woman who was a human T lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-1) carrier. PCP should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary complications during pregnancy in HTLV-1 endemic areas.
Authors:
Yuichiro Tamaki; Futoshi Higa; Daisuke Tasato; Hideta Nakamura; Kayoko Uechi; Maki Tamayose; Shusaku Haranaga; Satomi Yara; Masao Tateyama; Jiro Fujita
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-02-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious, Respiratory, and Digestive Medicine, Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Japan.
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