AN AIDS PATIENT WITH MULTIPLE OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

Talha Mahmud

Abstract


A patient was diagnosed having advanced acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who
suffered from various pulmonary and extrapulmonary infective complications. A number of
opportunistic infections were diagnosed and prompt treatment was initiated. Due to his low CD4+
lymphocyte count that carries a higher morbidity and mortality, he experienced clinical worsening
even with treatment and could not survive through this Black Death.
Keywords: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Pulmonary, Complications, Opportunistic
infections, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

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