Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia

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What is Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia?

Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia formally called PCP (pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) is a fungal infection and inflammation of the lungs caused by a common fungus called Pneumocystis jiroveci. People with a weakened immune system are susceptible to this infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia

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Treatments taken by people with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia

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Who has Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 0
50s 4
60s 6
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

40% Female
60% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia patients who have completed their condition history
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