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Pneumonia, Pneumocystis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.534.700
C01.150.703.770.700
C01.748.435.700
C01.748.610.675
C08.381.472.700
C08.381.677.675
C08.730.435.700
C08.730.610.675
Unique ID
D011020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011020
Annotation
coordinate IM with species (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
A pulmonary disease in humans occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by DYSPNEA, tachypnea, and HYPOXEMIA. Pneumocystis pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII. The disease is also found in other MAMMALS where it is caused by related species of Pneumocystis.
Entry Term(s)
P carinii Pneumonia
P. carinii Pneumonia
P. jirovecii Pneumonia
PCP Infection
PCP Pneumonia
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia
Pneumocystosis
Pneumonia, Interstitial Plasma Cell
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii
Public MeSH Note
2004; see PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII 1985-2003, see PNEUMONIA, INTERSTITIAL PLASMA CELL 1963-1984
History Note
2004 (1963)
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Preferred
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