Acute lung disease in the immunocompromised host: Differential diagnosis at high-resolution CT

Sylvia Worthy, Eun-Young Kang, Nestor L. Müller

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The aim of this manuscript is to review the CT findings of pulmonary complications seen in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and in non-AIDS immunocompromised patients. The most common pulmonary complications in patients with AIDS include infection, Kaposi's sarcoma, and AIDS-related lymphoma. The most common complications seen in non-AIDS immunocompromised patients include infection, drug-induced lung disease, diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage, and pulmonary edema.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-360
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Ultrasound, CT, and MRI
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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