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parainfluenza virus giant cell pneumonia

Wednesday 25 January 2006

Predisposition

- immunocompromised hosts
- bone marrow transplant
- umbilical cord blood transplant

Associations

- pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (12562244)

References

- Butnor KJ, Sporn TA. Human parainfluenza virus giant cell pneumonia following cord blood transplant associated with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Feb;127(2):235-8. PMID: 12562244