Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in adult nontransplantation patients with cancer: review of 20 cases occurring from 1964 through 1990.

@article{Mera1996CytomegalovirusPI,
  title={Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in adult nontransplantation patients with cancer: review of 20 cases occurring from 1964 through 1990.},
  author={Jorge Ra{\'u}l Mera and Estella E Whimbey and Linda S. Elting and Alejandro Preti and M. A. Luna and Janet M. Bruner and Todd O. Williams and Gerald Paul Bodey and J. M. Goodrich},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1046-50}
}
The objectives of this study were to estimate the frequency of cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonia and describe its clinical and radiological presentation in adult nontransplantation patients with cancer. Of the 10,441 autopsies performed at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston) during the period of January 1964 through December 1990, 9,029 were evaluable. Twenty histopathologically confirmed cases of CMV pneumonia were found, representing a frequency of 2.2 cases per 1,000 autopsies. When the… CONTINUE READING

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