cytomegalovirus pneumonia

cytomegalovirus pneumonia

A viral pneumonia characterised by fever, non-productive cough, shortness of breath and association with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, especially in patients with AIDS or who are otherwise immunocompromised (e.g., following bone marrow transplantation). Hypoxia, if extreme, may be fatal.

cytomegalovirus pneumonia

Pulmonology A viral pneumonia characterized by fever, non-productive cough, SOB and association with PCP, especially in AIDS; hypoxia, if extreme, may be fatal. See Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
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The diagnosis of cytomegalovirus pneumonia was confirmed by positive testfor serum cytomegalovirus IgM antibodies.
Here, we present the case of a patient who was receiving immunosuppressive drugs for polyarteritis nodosa and developed cytomegalovirus pneumonia with pulmonary haemorrhage.
Multivariate analysis of the risk factors of cytomegalovirus pneumonia after renal transplantation.
Cytomegalovirus pneumonia, frequently happen to immunocompromised patients, shows imaging of cloud and mist effusion in two lungs.
Diagnosing and treating cytomegalovirus pneumonia in patients with AIDS.
Retired sales assistant Irene, from Ketley in Shropshire, was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at the QE Hospital on July 25 with Cytomegalovirus pneumonia, following a single lung transplant in September 2013.
Pathogenesis of cytomegalovirus pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts.
In immunocompromised patients infection with pneumocystis jiroveci, cytomegalovirus pneumonia or mycoplasma pneumonia may be assessed on CT as GGO sparing the cortex and predominantly affecting the upper region.
Activity of 9-(2-hydroxy-1 -[hydroxymethyl] ethoxymethy) guanine in the treatment of cytomegalovirus pneumonia.
Franquet T et al, studied CT findings in 32 immunocompromised patients with cytomegalovirus pneumonia.