Upper lobe pulmonary parenchymal calcification in a patient with AIDS and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia receiving aerosolized pentamidine

S. S. Srivatsa, C. D. Burger, W. W. Douglas

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Abstract

In patients with AIDS-related Pneumocystis carinii infection occurring during aerosolized pentamidine prophylaxis, roentgenographic findings may be atypical. Pulmonary parenchymal calcification due to P carinii is rare. In this case, extensive upper lobe pulmonary parenchymal, splenic, and nodal calcifications occurred after two years of monthly treatments with aerosolized pentamidine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-267
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume101
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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