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Pulmonary Nodules in a Patient With AIDS/HIV Infection: Is It Always Infection or Malignancy?

Khalid Sherani, MD; Abhay Vakil, MD; Aashir Shah, MD; Kelly Cervellione, MSHP; Craig Thurm, MD; Viral Patel, MBBS
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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A194. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.201
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SESSION TITLE: Diffuse Lung Disease

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Infections and malignancies are the most common etiologies for pulmonary involvement in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDs)/HIV infection. Sarcoidosis as a complication of antiretroviral therapy is extremely rare. We report the case of a 56-year-old male, known to have AIDs/HIV infection, who presented with pulmonary symptoms and multiple pulmonary nodules with lymphadenopathy after starting anti-retroviral therapy.

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