Oral lesions, often the harbingers of early HIV infection, rank among the most common complaints for which HIV-positive patients seek primary care. This photo essay provides visual presentations of these and other lesions associated with HIV.

Data show a steady decrease in new HIV infections worldwide and increasing numbers of people receiving treatment, but much work still needs to be done. See some of the latest studies here.

A toddler from Nigeria, whose parents remained there ill with AIDS, presented with a fever and a widespread itchy eruption. Tests for HIV infection were positive. Which systemic etiologies can be ruled out when such an eruption presents?

Asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment is common among HIV-infected patients. Can it be used to predict future cognitive decline? New research answers the question.

A recent study examined the improvement in life expectancy associated with CD4+ cell count response and viral suppression status in patients on combination antiretroviral therapy.

With the advent of powerful antiretroviral therapies, rates of pulmonary malignancy have declined in HIV-infected patients. But, say results of a new study, we can’t take malignant causes out of the differential yet.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Tinnitus and hearing loss in HIV infection; allodynia in which pain conditions; aphthous ulcers. . . 5 questions here to challenge your diagnostic and clinical IQ.


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