Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with primary brain tumors.

@article{Henson1991PneumocystisCP,
  title={Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with primary brain tumors.},
  author={John W. Henson and J K Jalaj and Russell Wagner Walker and Diane Elizabeth Stover and Anna O. S. Fels},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={
          406-9
        }
}
All histologically documented episodes of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in adult patients with primary brain tumors treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, since 1981, were retrospectively reviewed. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia was histologically documented 11 times in 10 patients. During the same 8-year interval, approximately 587 adults were seen at the center for a brain tumor, 90% of whom received ongoing therapy. Therefore, in at least 1.7% (10/587) of our… CONTINUE READING
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