TITLE

Unusual Presentations of Primary Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

AUTHOR(S)
Szabo, Susan; James, Christopher W.; Telford, Georgianna
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jun2002, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p251
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Opportunistic infections during primary infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are rare, with the exception of oral and esophageal candidiasis. HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) typically occur during advanced HIV infection. We report two patients who developed HIVAN and a presumptive diagnosis of PCP, respectively, during primary HIV infection. Serologic testing demonstrated HIV seroconversion. Clinicians need to have a high index of suspicion when evaluating patients even when risk behaviors are not readily apparent.
ACCESSION #
6875374

 

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