Special Considerations Related to Aging in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Matthew B. Goetz, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/28/15 (What's New)


  • Likelihood of frailty is increased with age in HIV-infected persons[Desquilbet 2007]
  • Decreased limb muscle is independently associated with increased all-cause mortality in HIV-infected individuals[Scherzer 2011]

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