"Pneumonia, Pneumocystis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A pulmonary disease in humans occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by DYSPNEA, tachypnea, and HYPOXEMIA. Pneumocystis pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII. The disease is also found in other MAMMALS where it is caused by related species of Pneumocystis.
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
- Pneumocystis Pneumonias
- Pneumonias, Pneumocystis
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii
- Pneumonia, Interstitial Plasma Cell
- Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
- Pneumonias, Pneumocystis carinii
- Pneumocystis Pneumonia
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