Pneumocystis pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Behrang Amini
Modality: X-ray

Portable chest radiograph in a patient with pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) shows multifocal patchy opacities with diffuse reticular markings. These findings are nonspecific, but in the setting of a CD4 count less than 200 /mm3, should raise suspicion for PCP.

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Case Information

rID: 35823
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 4th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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