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476 Possible Causes for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Little is known of the inflammatory characteristics of acute infections of the respiratory tract caused by virus and unusual bacteria such as Chlamydia pneumoniae. A case is reported in whom inflammatory indices in sputum were used to investigate, for the first time, the airway inflammation during an episode of[…][]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Abstract Anemia is a major problem in patients with chronic kidney insufficiency. The development of recombinant human erythropoietin has enabled physicians to correct this anemia. Although anemia has not been considered to be a common or important contributor to congestive heart failure, anemia of any cause can[…][]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Heavy smoking increases the risk of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).[] Pneumocystis pneumonia is caused by the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii, with the carinii species now only infecting other animals.[] For instance, pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis carinii (nu-mo-SIS-tis kah-RIH-nee-eye), which was recently identified as a fungus, is most common in patients with compromised[]

  • HIV Infection

    carinii pneumonia or Kaposi's sarcoma.[] These conditions include a lung disease called "pneumocystis carinii pneumonia," skin tumours called "Kaposi's sarcoma," fungal and viral infections such as candidiasis and[] […] cells for healthy people, and CD4 T cells accounting for less than 14 percent of all lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell) and the presence of specific illnesses such as pneumocystis[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

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  • Multiple Myeloma

    Her non-bronchoalveolar lavage revealed a diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and she required treatment with co-trimoxazole.[]

  • Hypercapnia

    A male patient accidentally aspirated paraffin oil when performing as a fire-eater. Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (Pa(o(2))/Fi(o(2)) ratio 10.7 kPa) developed within 24 h. Conventional pressure-controlled ventilation (PCV) with high airway pressures and low tidal volumes failed to improve oxygenation.[…][]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Russian DA and Levine SJ (2001) Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients without HIV infection . Am J Med Sci 321 : 56–65 27.[] Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis with TMP-SMX should be started in patients who will remain on long-term steroids and immunosuppressants. E.[] Gluck T et al . (2000) Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia as a complication of immunosuppressive therapy . Infection 28 : 227–230 29.[]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    carinii pneumonia (PCP) 9.[] Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) a. Common in patients who have been on corticosteroids (not necessarily neutropenic) b.[] […] vancomycin 1gm every 12 hours (renal dosing required) Suspected abdominal source: add metronidazole 500mg q8 hrs Parenteral nutrition: yeasts (especially Candida) common Pneumocystis[]

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