Cavitary lung lesions caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii in setting of common variable immune deficiency

Zhenmei Zhang, Ryan M. Kern, Avni Y. Joshi, Vivek N. Iyer, Patricio Escalante

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Abstract

Pneumocystis pneumonia affects immunocompromised hosts. The typical imaging finding is bilateral diffuse ground glass opacities. Here we presented a case of Pneumocystis causing biopsy-confirmed cavitary lung lesions in a patient with a predominant B cell defect with common variable immune deficiency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number101277
JournalRespiratory Medicine Case Reports
Volume31
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2020

Keywords

  • Cavitary lung lesions
  • Common variable immune deficiency
  • Pneumocystis jirovecii

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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