Orthopedic illnesses in patients with HIV.

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Orthopedic illnesses in patients with HIV.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 May;28(2):335-42, Table of Contents

Authors: Takhar SS, Hendey GW

There are several musculoskeletal conditions that are specific or unique to the patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). These conditions affecting the patient with HIV can be divided into 4 categories: disseminated diseases, bone disorders, joint disease, and myopathies. This review focuses on the manifestations of HIV on musculoskeletal disease as they relate to the emergency physician.

PMID: 20413016 [PubMed - in process]

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