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Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly carinii)

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Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly carinii) pneumonia

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Description

Computed tomography scan of the chest of an HIV-infected patient, CD4 count of <200 cells/µL, with multiple, bilateral cysts secondary to Pneumocystis jiroveci as well as a focal alveolar consolidation secondary to Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Credits

Laurence Huang, MD, University of California San Francisco

See related article in the HIV InSite Knowledge Base:
Pulmonary Manifestations of HIV