Radiographic appearances of pulmonary diseases in HIV/AIDS ...
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Radiographic appearances of pulmonary diseases in HIV/AIDS Patients

 • Diffuse Interstitial Infiltrates: Pneumocystis jirovecii, M.tuberculosis, Histoplasma capsulatum, Coccidioides spp., Cryptococcus neoformans, Toxoplasma gondii, Cytomegalovirus, Influenza, Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis, Abacavir hypersensitivity; Drug toxicity, Pulmonary edema; ARDS, Metastatic disease, Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

 • Hilar adenopathy: M. tuberculosis, H.capsulatum, Coccidioides spp, Non-Hodgkin's (NHL) or Hodgkin's lymphoma, Mycobacterium avium complex

 • Nodular/Masses: M.tuberculosis, C.neoformans, Aspergillus spp., H.capsultaum, Nocardia spp; Actinomyces spp., NHL; Lung cancer, Kaposi sarcoma, Castleman's disease

 • Pleural effusion: Parapneumonic effusion; empyema, M.tuberculosis, Lymphoma (NHL, primary effusion lymphoma), Kaposi's Sarcoma

 • Focal Consolidation: Pyogenic bacterial pneumonia, M. tuberculosis, Legionella spp., Rhodococcus equi, Bronchoalveolar cancer, Organizing pneumonia

 • Cavitary disease: Pyogenic bacterial pneumonia from P.aeruginosa, S. aureus, Enterobacterales; M. tuberculosis, C.neoformans, R.equi, Aspergillus spp., Nocardia spp., Mycobacterium avium complex, P.jirovecii

 • Pneumothorax: P.jiroveci

 • Normal radiograph: P.jiroveci, M. tuberculosis



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