interstitial plasma cell pneumonia

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Noun1.interstitial plasma cell pneumonia - pneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims)
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
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Adjunctive corticosteroid treatment of clinical Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in infantsless than 18 months of age--a randomised controlled trial.
Previous studies looking at the clinical profile of hospitalized HIV-infected patients in India have shown tuberculosis (both pulmonary and extrapulmonary) and candidiasis to be common opportunistic infections, with smaller numbers of cryptococcal meningitis, Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia and cerebral toxoplasmosis (1,2).
To our knowledge, this is the first case of Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome and Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia occurring simultaneously.