[Acute pneumocystosis during polychemotherapy following the MACOP-B protocol].

Abstract

Four out of eleven patients--none of them HIV positive--who received treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma by the MACOP-B protocol between June 1989 and February 1990 were taken ill during or shortly after the conclusion of the course with fulminant pneumonia necessitating artificial ventilation. In three cases Pneumocystis carinii was identified as the… (More)

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