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CT manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related pulmonary infections.


Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 1998 Apr;19(2):167-74. Unique Identifier :

The infectious pulmonary complications of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are reviewed, with emphasis on the spectrum of CT imaging findings and diagnostic accuracy and limitations as reported in the current literature. Changes in epidemiologic trends for common AIDS-related infections and the associated ranges of CD4 lymphocyte counts, when these infections are typically encountered, are discussed.

*Lung Diseases, Fungal/RADIOGRAPHY *Pneumonia, Bacterial/RADIOGRAPHY *Tomography, X-Ray Computed


Information in this article was accurate in August 30, 1998. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.