Isolated Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Case Reports and Literature Review

Salama, Carlos; Policar, Maurice; Venkataraman, Mythili
August 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, pe35
Academic Journal
Reports on four cases of isolated pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection. Review of previously reported cases in HIV literature; Belief that three of the patients have had an immune reconstitution syndrome as a cause of MAC infection; Endobronchial lesions and granuloma formation in two of the patients.


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