What are the clinical manifestations of HIV pneumonitis?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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HIV pneumonitis usually manifests as several months of mild cough and dyspnea and bilateral infiltrates on chest radiograph. Transbronchial biopsy is usually required for diagnosis. The differential diagnosis includes Pneumocystis pneumonia.


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