TITLE

Clinical and radiological deterioration in a patient with AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
De Backer, A. I.; Mortelé, K. J.; Bomans, P.; De Keulenaer, B. L.; Vanschoubroeck, I. J.; Kockx, M. M.; Mortelé, K J
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
European Radiology;Nov2005, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p2264
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Paradoxical clinical deterioration of miliary tuberculosis, characterized by pulmonary and abdominal manifestations, is reported in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, after initiation of treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy. Paradoxical reaction was attributed to partial restoration of cell-mediated immunity related to highly effective antiretroviral therapy. Because tuberculosis has a high prevalence in HIV patients and tuberculosis is often characterized by miliary spreading of disease in these patients, it is important to recognize this phenomenon.
ACCESSION #
18564979

 

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