adverse effect of HIV on bone marrow edema
Nov 25, 2012
I wondered if HIV in acute phase can cause any noticable damage to the bone marrow.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
People with acute HIV infection can demonstrate decreased white blood cell counts, including lymphocytes and specifically CD4 cells. Once the immune response has been established, these decreases usually resolve. So there is likely some temporary effect on the bone marrow.
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