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Pneumocystosis: Introduction

Pneumocystosis: Infection of the lung by a fungal organism called pneumocystis Carinii. The organism is found readily in most environments but generally does not affect healthy individuals. It occurs almost exclusively in immunocompromised people such as AIDS sufferers or those undergoing chemotherapy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pneumocystosis is available below.

Symptoms of Pneumocystosis

Treatments for Pneumocystosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pneumocystosis?

Pneumocystosis: Complications

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Causes of Pneumocystosis

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Pneumocystosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pneumocystosis

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some more »

Pneumocystosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pneumocystosis

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Pneumocystosis: Rare Types

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Pneumocystosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Pneumocystosis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pneumocystosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Pneumocystosis

  1. Pneumocystosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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