Special Considerations Related to Aging in Persons With HIV

  • 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: 11/1/21 (What's New)


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

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