Table 1

Patient demographics at diagnosis of pneumocystis pneumonia in 82 patients

Characteristics

No.

(%)


Age, years (range)

64

(19-82)

Male sex

51

(62%)

Underlying disease

Inflammatory disease

50

(61%)

Rheumatoid arthritis

17

(21%)

Systemic lupus erythematosus

10

(12%)

Vasculitis

7

(9%)

Inflammatory myopathy

4

(5%)

Pemphigus or pemphigoid

3

(4%)

Miscellaneous

11

(13%)

Solid malignancy

17

(21%)

Lung cancer

9

(11%)

Other tumors

8

(10%)

Hematological malignancy

12

(15%)

Malignant lymphoma

6

(7%)

Myelodysplastic syndrome

3

(4%)

Miscellaneous

3

(4%)

Organ transplantation

6

(7%)

Kidney

3

(4%)

Liver

2

(2%)

Bone marrow

1

(1%)

Fulminant hepatitis

2

(2%)

Pulmonary disease other than lung cancer

18

(22%)

Interstitial pneumonia

9

(11%)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

4

(5%)

Miscellaneous

5

(6%)

Current or ex-smoker

28

(34%)


Some patients had 2 or more underlying diseases or conditions.

Matsumura et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-76

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