Pneumocystis jiroveci/carinii pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha

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HIV +ve patient with chronic cough

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Reticular opacities and groundglass attenuation with 'crazy-paving' appearance in few areas. The opacities are predominantly central and extending to periphery.

Case Discussion

Patient was later found to be positive for P. jiroveci pneumonia.

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Case Information

rID: 17273
Case created: 31st Mar 2012
Last edited: 16th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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