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Pneumococcal pneumonia: bacteremic, with Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly carinii)

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Description

Figure 1: Chest radiograph of an HIV-infected patient with bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia showing right middle lobe consolidation.

Figure 2: Repeat chest radiograph 8 days later when the patient developed worsening shortness of breath and hypoxemia. The film shows worsening bilateral heterogenous infiltrates due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia.

Credits

Charles L. Daley, MD, University of California San Francisco

See related article in the HIV InSite Knowledge Base:
Pneumococcal Infection and HIV