Chronic lung disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected children.

  title={Chronic lung disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected children.},
  author={Heather Jessica Zar},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={43 1},
The development of chronic lung disease is common in HIV-infected children. The spectrum of chronic HIV-associated lung disease includes lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia (LIP), chronic infections, immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), bronchiectasis, malignancies, and interstitial pneumonitis. Chronic lung disease may result from recurrent or persistent pneumonia due to bacterial, mycobacterial, viral, fungal or mixed infections. In high tuberculosis (TB) prevalence areas, M… CONTINUE READING


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