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'interstitial plasma cell pneumonia.What is a lay term used for it?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Pcp pneumonia

This is a kind of pneumonia that was described in malnourished starving children with progressive x ray findings in both lungs.
It is now known that this is causes by pneumocystis , the same fungus that causes pneumonia in other patients with damaged immune systems.

In brief: Pcp pneumonia

This is a kind of pneumonia that was described in malnourished starving children with progressive x ray findings in both lungs.
It is now known that this is causes by pneumocystis , the same fungus that causes pneumonia in other patients with damaged immune systems.
Dr. Michael DePietro
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