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A case of Pneumocystis carinii in pleural fluid with cytologic, histologic and ultrastructural documentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2375218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pneumocystis carinii involvement of the pleural cavity in a patient with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome was documented by cytologic as well as scanning and transmission electron microscopic study of pleural fluids. Histologic examination of the pleura and the subpleural lung revealed vasculitis and infarctlike necrosis as well as P carinii in the tissue. Although a few cases of extrapulmonary P carinii infection have been reported, this appears to be the first time its presence in pleural fluid has been documented.
Authors:
I Balachandran; D B Jones; D M Humphrey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cytologica     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0001-5547     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cytol.     Publication Date:    1990 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-28     Completed Date:  1990-08-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370307     Medline TA:  Acta Cytol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  486-90     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, State University of New York, Health Science Center, Syracuse 13210.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications*
Adult
Humans
Inflammation
Lung / pathology*
Male
Microscopy, Electron
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Necrosis
Pleural Effusion / microbiology*,  pathology
Pneumocystis / isolation & purification,  ultrastructure*
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis / etiology,  pathology*

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