The Approach to the HIV-Infected Patient 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: 4/1/16 (What's New)


  • CDC estimate that soon more than 50% of persons living with HIV in the US will be older than 50 years of age[CDC 2013]
  • Degenerative and age-related conditions are increasingly seen in HIV-infected patients, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, degenerative joint disease, osteoporosis, and malignancies

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