Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an HIV-infected patient mimicking acute eosinophilic pneumonia: a case report with a review of the literature

Hiroshi Ohji, Tsutomu Shinohara, Naoki Kadota, Yoshio Okano, Keishi Naruse, Yoshihito Iwahara, Fumitaka Ogushi


Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) is the most common opportunistic infection with the highest lethality among acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related diseases, and there are many cases where HIV infection is revealed by PCP as an initial manifestation.