volume 20, issue 4, P891-912 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2006.09.002
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Francisco Medina, Leticia Pérez-Saleme, José Moreno

Abstract: Rheumatic complaints are common in patients with HIV, and HIV positivity confers an increased susceptibility in populations with similar risk factors for HIV infection. With the advent of the modern combined antiretroviral treatment, HAART has had a profound beneficial effect on survival in HIV-infected patients, with lifelong control of HIV infection and normalization of life expectancy; but it has also contributed to both an altered frequency and a different nature of rheumatic complications now being observ…

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