This case demonstrates the importance of whole body imaging when performing gallium-67 imaging for Pneumocystis pneumonia in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). These patients are susceptible to a variety of opportunistic infections that can involve the central nervous system as well as the lungs. As this case illustrates, the initial clinical presentation does not always direct the clinician to the involved organ system.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Clinical Nuclear Medicine|
|State||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging