George MD Marumo Pallo CIME Marinopoulos

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BACKGROUND The coexistence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is being increasingly reported and, because of the immunological disturbances demonstrated in HIV-infected patients, diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties may arise when the 2 conditions coexist. Antiphospholipid antibodies are demonstrable in(More)
This report describes a 28-year-old patient with an acute onset of respiratory symptoms associated with clinical and roentgenographic features of an interstitial lung disease which proved fatal. The entity of bronchiolitis obliterans, which was diagnosed on transbronchial biopsy, is discussed, with particular emphasis on the postinfectious type.
In this report we describe a patient with miliary tuberculosis who presented with the adult respiratory distress syndrome. The diagnostic problems are discussed and the value of transbronchial lung biopsy is emphasized. Our experience with this patient stresses the need for maintaining a high index of suspicion for treatable causes of adult respiratory(More)
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