Document Detail

Severe clinical manifestations of primary HIV infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2575913     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three cases of oesophageal candidiasis in association with primary HIV infection are described. In each case the candidiasis was associated with a decreased number of circulating CD4+ cells and responded well to treatment with ketoconazole. Clinicians should be aware that severe opportunistic infections may develop during this stage of infection, presumably as a result of transient immunodeficiency. We argue that the definition of primary HIV infection should be extended to include severe opportunistic infections and neurologic presentations.
B Tindall; M Hing; P Edwards; T Barnes; A Mackie; D A Cooper
Related Documents :
8046533 - New developments in tuberculosis and hiv infection: an opportunity for prevention.
16019643 - The stability of neurocognitive patterns in hiv infected men: classification considerat...
22556093 - Modifiable risk factors for west nile virus infection during an outbreak--arizona, 2010.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AIDS (London, England)     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0269-9370     ISO Abbreviation:  AIDS     Publication Date:  1989 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-16     Completed Date:  1990-03-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710219     Medline TA:  AIDS     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  747-9     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
NHMRC Special Unit in AIDS Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes
Candidiasis / complications*,  drug therapy
Esophageal Diseases / complications*,  drug therapy
HIV Infections / complications*
Ketoconazole / therapeutic use
Leukocyte Count
Middle Aged
Opportunistic Infections / complications*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Prediction of progression to AIDS by analysis of CD4 lymphocyte counts in a haemophilic cohort.
Next Document:  Substitution of amino acids in helix F of bacteriorhodopsin: effects on the photochemical cycle.