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Cystic lung lesions as an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in HIV-TB co-infection?
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    Excluding LIP is essential before attributing a diagnosis of immune reconstitution inflammatory synd

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Singh for his/her comments on our case report.[1] We agree that LIP is an important differential diagnosis in this case and is associated with pulmonary nodules and pulmonary cysts, although they are usually perivascular.[1-3] Firstly we acknowledge an erratum in the text which was edited and submitted without re-review by the contributing pathologist (AR). Specifically there were numero...

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    LIP reading is required!

    Dear Editor,

    Richardson and colleagues have described the case of a 33 year old male who had coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) and developed cystic lesions in the lung after initiation of antiretroviral therapy.[1] The authors have explained these findings as being part of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS). IRIS or the paradoxical reaction is believed to...

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