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|Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii|
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia | Pneumonia, Interstitial Plasma Cell | Pneumocystosis | Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonias | Pneumocystoses | Pneumonias, Pneumocystis carinii
A pulmonary disease occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by dyspnea, tachypnea, and hypoxemia. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus Pneumocystis carinii.