• A case of generalized Pneumocystis carinii infection presented as hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy and was complicated by spontaneous pneumothorax. Extrapulmonary P carinii infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is rare, and pneumothorax is even rarer. The purpose of this report is to call attention to these atypical features of P carinii infection in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
(Arch Intern Med 1988;148:2651-2654)
Afessa B, Green WR, Williams WA, et al. Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia Complicated by Lymphadenopathy and Pneumothorax. Arch Intern Med. 1988;148(12):2651–2654. doi:10.1001/archinte.1988.00380120099020
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