PMID: 3260171Jul 1, 1988Paper

Presentation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia as unilateral hyperlucent lung

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D C StokesW T Hughes

Abstract

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) presented as unilateral hyperlucent lung in a 27-month-old patient with a brain tumor who was receiving chemotherapy. Although unilateral pneumonia is an uncommon presentation of PCP in non-AIDS patients, PCP must be suspected in any pediatric cancer patient not receiving trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis and receiving intensive chemotherapy.

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Jul 1, 1981·The Journal of Pediatrics·R J LeggiadroW T Hughes

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