Management of Hematologic Disorders

  • Author: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Major cause of anemia in HIV-infected patients is impaired erythropoiesis resulting from alterations in multiple hematologic factors or drug-induced hemolysis (Table 2)
  • Other factors leading to anemia in HIV-infected patients include infiltrative diseases of bone marrow, decreased levels of certain hormones, and disorders of iron metabolism
  • Drugs most commonly associated with anemias in HIV are listed in Table 3

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