Lymphomatoid granulomatosis: a rare cause of cavitatory lung disease in an HIV positive child.
We present an unusual cause of lung cavitation and a neck mass in an HIV positive child, initially thought to be tuberculosis. This case report illustrates that the cause for cavitatory lung disease in immunosuppressed children has a large number of possibilities and careful investigation to determine the etiological agent is warranted.
SourcePediatric pulmonology 48:2 2013 Feb pg 202-5
MeSHAntibodies, Monoclonal, Murine-Derived
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary
Pub Type(s)Case Reports
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't