n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Pneumocystis jirovecii infection of the external auditory canal : case study
|Article Title||Pneumocystis jirovecii infection of the external auditory canal : case study|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||Catherine Mary Samuel, Sairita Maistry, Estie Meyer and Andrew Whitelaw|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||39 - 40|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
Pneumocystis jirovecii is well known to cause interstitial plasma cell pneumonia in immunocompromised patients. It has been implicated as a rare cause of infections in other anatomical sites. We report a rare case of P. jirovecii infection of the external auditory canal. This was the first manifestation of a previously unknown HIV infection.
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