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.
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?
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.