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By Nancy E. Lane (auth.), Nancy E. Lane (eds.)

In Aids allergic reaction and Rheumatology, scientific specialists survey the most recent details to be had at the key rheumatic and allergic matters that physicians face in treating the HIV-infected sufferer. Their articles specialize in the rheumatologic and dermatologic manifestations of HIV-1 an infection, which come with arthritis, myopathies, vasculitis, sicca syndrome, different autoimmune phenomena, and psoriasis. additionally they learn the query of allergies in HIV sufferers, together with drug allergic reaction, with detailed cognizance given to antagonistic reactions to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, the main usually prescribed anti-infective. sensible recommendation for the analysis and therapy of those difficulties is given in complete.

Aids hypersensitive reaction and Rheumatology bargains physicians a finished advisor to the prognosis and remedy of the allergic, immunologic, and rheumatic problems in HIV sufferers. Authoritative and practice-oriented, the ebook is destined to develop into a typical source for all these treating AIDS sufferers today.

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Reiter's syndrome is in fact a part of the reactive arthritis spectrum. Clinical features that tend to differentiate reactive arthritis, including Reiter's syndrome, from other types of arthritis include oligoarticular involvement of the lower extremities, enthesopathies, antecedent diarrheas or venereal illnesses, and HLA-B27 positivity. Etiology Although organisms known to trigger Reiter's syndrome or reactive arthritis, such as Salmonella typhimurium, Shigella flexneri, Campylobacter fetus, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and yersinia species have been found in less than one-third of HIV-infected patients with reactive arthritis, many HIV-infected individuals with Reiter's syndrome and reactive arthritis have an antecedent culture-negative diarrheas illness (2,8,11,14).

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