Atypical presentation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

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Pneumocystis carinii is a common cause of pneumonia in the immunosuppressed patient. Its radiological findings are usually homogeneous, diffuse and bilateral. We present a 27-year-old woman with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with unilateral right lung parenchymal infiltrates due to Pneumocystis carinii. In the immunosuppressed host, pneumonia limited to… (More)

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