TITLE

Interventricular septal abscess formation in an HIV-positive man

AUTHOR(S)
Almond, D. S.; Lea, B .I; Saltissi, S.; Neal, T. J.; Carey, P. B.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Nov1999, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p749
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The natural history of HIV disease has changed dramatically since the advent of more effective antiretroviral therapies with a 6-fold reduction in the 3 commonest opportunistic infections between 1995 and 19971. Given the changing pattern of HIV, it is likely that new clinical problems will emerge in patients with the virus. We report a hitherto undescribed case of a condition that may have gone undiagnosed in HIV patients or may represent a new manifestation of the disease.
ACCESSION #
22202479

 

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