Aids-related complex B24.x

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Synonym(s)

ARC; slim disease; Wasting syndromes

Definition
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Positive HIV serology and one of the following general symptoms: involuntary weight loss of more than 10%, fever or diarrhoea for more than 1 month. Corresponds to stage 1 to 3 of HIV infection according to CDC classification.

Progression/forecast
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Development of AIDS.

Literature
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  1. Dworkin MS et al (2003) AIDS wasting syndrome: trends, influence on opportunistic infections, and survival. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33: 267-273
  2. Polsky B et al (2001) HIV-associated wasting in the HAART era: guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. AIDS Patient Care STDS 15: 411-423
  3. Wanke CA et al (2003) Role of acquired immune deficiency syndrome-defining conditions in human immunodeficiency virus-associated wasting. Clin Infect Dis 37: S81-84

Incoming links (4)

Aids; Arc; Slim-disease; Wasting syndromes;

Outgoing links (2)

Aids; Hiv infection;

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020