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HIV: opportunistic infections and immune reconstitution 

HIV: opportunistic infections and immune reconstitution
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HIV: opportunistic infections and immune reconstitution
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Ellen Dwyer

, and Amber Arnold

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199665754.003.0008
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date: 21 January 2020

A late-stage diagnosis of HIV continues to present considerable management issues due to multiple concomitant pathologies and the immune reconstitution syndrome (IRIS). This chapter presents a case where a patient is diagnosed with late-stage HIV complicated by Mycobacterium avium intracellare (MAI) infection and histoplasmosis. A discussion focusing on unmasking IRIS follows.

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