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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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.
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Cytomegalovirus pneumonia is a possibility in this patient, because she was immuno-suppressed.