The Approach to the Patient With HIV With Specific Symptom Complexes/Common Presentations

  • Author: Steven C. Johnson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 10/31/21 (What's New)


  • Generalized lymphadenopathy in HIV infection may be a sign of immune activation
  • Generalized adenopathy may be due to secondary syphilis
  • Most infectious diseases and malignancies present with focal or regional lymphadenopathy

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