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A Case of Isolated Pulmonary MAC Being the First Presentation of a Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS
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  • Fuad Abaleka,
  • Bisrat Nigussie,
  • Esmael Yimer,
  • Ozlem onal,
  • Maham Suhail,
  • Selin Galiboglu,
  • Rana Al-Zakhari,
  • Jay Nfonoyim
Fuad Abaleka
Richmond University Medical Center
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Bisrat Nigussie
Richmond University Medical Center
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Esmael Yimer
Richmond University Medical Center
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Ozlem onal
Richmond University Medical Center
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Maham Suhail
Richmond University Medical Center
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Selin Galiboglu
Richmond University Medical Center
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Rana Al-Zakhari
Richmond University Medical Center
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Jay Nfonoyim
Richmond University Medical Center
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Abstract

39y old HIV positive female with isolated manifestations of pulmonary Mycobacterium Avium Complex infection being initial presentation.Pulmonary MAC infection is extremely rare, with an incidence of 1 case per 100,000 per year. we have not found any cases of newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS patients with pulmonary MAC being the initial symptom