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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: lung biopsy

image of  Pneumocystis jiroveci
                    ) pneumonia: lung biopsy


Dr. Claire Langston, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Pediatric AIDS Pictoral Atlas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative


Lung biopsy specimen from a child with HIV infection and pneumonia. Gomori-methenamine silver stain shows numerous dark-staining cysts of Pneumocystis jiroveci .