Pulmonary complications in patients with AIDS: a report from a Beijing hospital.

@article{Xu2000PulmonaryCI,
  title={Pulmonary complications in patients with AIDS: a report from a Beijing hospital.},
  author={Kaifeng Xu and Wen-Hsien Lu and L Li and Rhuna Shen},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          419-21
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to improve the awareness of pulmonary complications in patients with AIDS. METHODOLOGY Nine patients with AIDS with pulmonary involvement from March 1992 to March 2000 were analysed. RESULTS Of the nine cases, there were eight cases complicated with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). The clinical presentation of PCP was fever (8/8), dyspnoea on exertion or at rest (7/8), and hypoxaemia with a mean PaO2 of 58 mmHg. Chest X-ray films showed bilateral… CONTINUE READING