Pneumocystisjirovecii Pneumonia in a Treatment-Naive Patient With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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Abstract

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia is a known complication in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who are treated with fludarabine-based chemotherapy; however, it is extremely uncommon in treatment-naive patients. Here, we report a case of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in a patient with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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