Pneumocystis pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Short of breath. Unwell. Known HIV not on treatment.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Chest Xray

Diffuse bilateral pulmonary airspace opacities


Chest Xray: 24 hours later

Mild improvement after treatment

Case Discussion

Pneumocystis pneumonia in a patient with untreated HIV

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Case information

rID: 14378
Published: 20th Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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