Neumocistosis

La neumocistosis es una infección de los pulmones causada por el microorganismo Pneumocystis carinii. La neumocistosis se presenta casi exclusivamente en las personas con un sistema inmunológico afectado por el SIDA o por la quimioterapia. Esta condición es a menudo un evento terminal en los pacientes con SIDA.Neumocistosis

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Last reviewed 12/1/2009 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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