Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia

  • Geoffrey Falkson
  • E.B. Van Eden
  • H.C. Falkson


A case report of a patient who developed fatal pneumocystis pneumonia while in remission from acute lymphatic leukaemia is presented. Clinical and aetiological aspects of this rare infection are discussed. Attention is drawn to diagnostic pitfalls encountered in leukaemia.


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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135