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HIV/AIDS Pulmonary Images

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Pulmonary Manifestations of HIV

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Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly carinii ) pneumonia

image of  Pneumocystis jiroveci
                    ) pneumonia


Arthur Ammann, MD, Global Strategies for HIV Prevention


X-ray presentation of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in an infant who presented with rapid respirations and decreased oxygen saturation. Subsequent lung biopsy demonstrated characteristic organisms in pulmonary tissues. An HIV test yielded a positive result.