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)


  • Some opportunistic infections are seen only in regions where these diseases are prevalent, eg:
    • Visceral leishmaniasis in Africa, South America, and southern Europe
    • Coccidioidomycosis in the southwestern US[Singh 1996]

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