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Current HIV Research

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ISSN (Print): 1570-162X
ISSN (Online): 1873-4251

Acute Appendicitis as a Manifestation of the Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome

Author(s): Ladislav Machala, David Jilich, Hanus Rozsypal and Michal Holub

Volume 7 , Issue 5 , 2009

Page: [473 - 474] Pages: 2

DOI: 10.2174/157016209789346309

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Abstract

Acute appendicitis as a manifestation of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is repeatedly discussed in the literature, but only a few cases of acute appendicitis associated with the initiation of cART have been published as yet. We describe a case of a young HIV-infected man who suffered from acute appendicitis early after the successful switch of a failing cART regimen.

Keywords: HIV, cART, IRIS, Acute appendicitis


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