Consider a 45 year-old HIV positive male with right hemiparesis and fluctuating conscious state. His CT head is shown below.
Pneumocystis pneumonia: form of pneumonia caused by the yeast-like fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii, most commonly as an opportunistic infection in the immunosuppressed
A 17 year old female with a background history of HIV presents with a 3 day history of fevers, chills and rigors. Her admission chest X-rays are shown below:
Tropical Travel Trouble is a series of clinical cases that you may see in the tropics or your own ED from the dreaded returned traveller. HIV
Part 1 of 3 of our mega tropical series covering Malaria, TB and HIV. Remember there is not always a unifying diagnosis...