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HRCT: Alternative Diagnosis in Patient at Risk for PCP

HRCT shows multiple bilateral small nodules in a perilymphatic distribution, a pattern not suggestive of PCP. Rather, nodules in a perilymphatic distribution in patients with AIDS suggest either lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia or lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue. Transbronchial biopsy confirmed lymphoma.

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