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Case 7 

Case 7
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Case 7
Author(s):

Alissa J. Walsh

, Otto C. Buchel

, Jane Collier

, and Simon P.L. Travis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199557899.003.07
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date: 19 August 2019

A 40-year-old HIV-positive male theatre critic presented to the outpatient department with a 10-week history of watery diarrhoea associated with a 7kg loss of weight. He had been diagnosed with HIV 2 years earlier after he developed two AIDS-defining illnesses (Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia and cytomegalovirus retinitis). His current medications were zidovudine, lamivudine, and saquinavir. There had been no changes to the prescribed regimen for over 6 months.

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