"Pneumonia, Pneumocystis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A pulmonary disease in humans occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by DYSPNEA, tachypnea, and HYPOXEMIA. Pneumocystis pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII. The disease is also found in other MAMMALS where it is caused by related species of Pneumocystis.
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
- Pneumocystis Pneumonias
- Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis jirovecii
- Pneumocystis Pneumonia
- Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii
- PCP Infection
- Infection, PCP
- PCP Infections
- Pneumonia, Interstitial Plasma Cell
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pneumonia, Pneumocystis" by people in Profiles.
Bilateral pleural masses in an immunocompromised patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Nov 04; 13(11).
Usual Interstitial Pneumonia in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected Patient. Am J Med Sci. 2016 Dec; 352(6):652-653.
Evaluation of the current management protocols for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia and other opportunistic infections in patients living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care. 2011 Jul; 23(7):846-50.
Conserved natural IgM antibodies mediate innate and adaptive immunity against the opportunistic fungus Pneumocystis murina. J Exp Med. 2010 Dec 20; 207(13):2907-19.
Tropical dermatology: Tropical diseases caused by protozoa. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jun; 60(6):897-925; quiz 926-8.
Is toxoplasmosis prophylaxis necessary in cardiac transplantation? Long-term follow-up at two transplant centers. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Nov; 25(11):1380-2.
Treatment of severe pneumonia in kidney transplant recipients. Transplant Proc. 2001 Nov-Dec; 33(7-8):3652.
Heimlich valve in the management of pneumothorax in patients with advanced AIDS. Chest. 2001 Jul; 120(1):15-8.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. J Vet Med Sci. 2001 Mar; 63(3):349-51.
Permanent declines in pulmonary function following pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons. The Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection Study Group. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug; 162(2 Pt 1):612-6.