[The respiratory manifestations of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in children]

Pediatrie (Bucur). Apr-Jun 1992;41(2):3-16.
[Article in Romanian]

Abstract

The authors present the pulmonary complications (infectious and non infectious) in children with AIDS. It is shown that in this group of children the pulmonary complications are the first cause of death, and among them, the most frequent are the interstitial lymphoid pneumonia and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / complications*
  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / mortality
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications*
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / mortality
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / etiology
  • Lung Neoplasms / mortality
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Immunoblastic / etiology
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Immunoblastic / mortality
  • Pneumonia / complications*
  • Pneumonia / mortality
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / complications*
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / mortality
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi / etiology
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi / mortality