Radiographic resolution of lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) in children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): not a sign of clinical deterioration

@article{Lynch2001RadiographicRO,
  title={Radiographic resolution of lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) in children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): not a sign of clinical deterioration},
  author={Jennifer L. Lynch and Johan G. Blickman and D Termeulen and Franz E Babl and Carole H. Moloney and Stephen Ira Pelton},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={31},
  pages={299-303}
}
Background. The literature and anecdotal evidence associate the resolution of radiographic findings of lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) with a decline in immune and clinical status of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected children. Objective. As our clinical impression was the opposite, we sought to elucidate this contradiction. Materials and methods. Of 52 pediatric patients infected with the HIV currently being followed at our institution, 20 (38.5 %) carried the diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING