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Case 15314

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia as an initial presentation of AIDS

Author(s)
Irene Cases Susarte, Marta Tovar Pérez, Juana María Plasencia Martínez, Eduardo Gonzalez Lozano, Joel Trejo Falcón, Marina Lozano Ríos

Hospital Universitario Morales Meseguer Murcia (Spain); Email:Irene_sagitario23@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 34 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest X-Ray (AP and lateral view)
     

    Chest radiograph shows multifocal patchy opacities (asterisk) predominantly involving perihilar zone and a consolidation in RML (arrow). No pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: AIDS; Infection;

    Chest radiograph shows multifocal patchy opacities (asterisk) predominantly involving perihilar zone and a consolidation in RML (arrow). No pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: AIDS; Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest CT wih intravenous contrast (coronal and axial view)
     

    Diffuse bilateral ground glass opacities with central distribution (asterisk).

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: AIDS; Infection;

    Diffuse bilateral ground glass opacities (asterisk) with central distribution. There is also small area of focal consolidation in RML (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: AIDS; Infection;
     
     
Chest radiograph shows multifocal patchy opacities (asterisk) predominantly involving perihilar zone and a consolidation in RML (arrow). No pleural effusion.
 
Chest radiograph shows multifocal patchy opacities (asterisk) predominantly involving perihilar zone and a consolidation in RML (arrow). No pleural effusion.
 
Diffuse bilateral ground glass opacities with central distribution (asterisk).
 
Diffuse bilateral ground glass opacities (asterisk) with central distribution. There is also small area of focal consolidation in RML (arrow).
 
 
 
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