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Lesion On Hiv Patients

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Ask the Experts

lesions in AIDS patients; are they cancer

Are all lesions in AIDS patients cancer?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...ABSOLUTELY NOT. There are many many things which can cause lesions which are not cancer. Many lesions are benign growths, many lesions are caused by viruses (e.g. molluscum, warts, and so on)or Read more »

who long does it take for KS lesions to disappear ?

Hi,I have been HIV positive since 2.5 years and been on meds since 5 months. I must have 15 to 20... Read more »

How long does it take a Kaposi's sarcoma lesion to mature?

How long does it typically take for a flat red kaposi's sarcoma lesion to develop into a purple... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

... A new study finds that HIV-positive patients have a higher prevalence of colonic neoplasms and should be offered screening colonoscopy. "Although non-AIDS Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...diagnosis based solely on history and a physical is highly variable, ranging from 22% to 80%. 5 A thorough evaluation of all patients who have genital ulcers should include a serologic test for syphilis. It should also include a diagnostic... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...TAGline. Los Angeles. Interviews with Steve Miles and Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA, both of whom have years of experience treating HIV+ people with KS. They are not afraid of trying new compounds in a phase I setting, Michael writes. In the past they... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...vaccination or 18 days after contact with a smallpox case. The following are relevant additional points to smallpox vaccination in patients with HIV/AIDS. Q. What is the expected outcome of smallpox in the HIV-infected person in the absence... Read more »
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Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

LSJ

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can someone explain to me what geographic tongue is? Are white lesions a sign of geographic tongue? And has anyone on this board experinced white lesions before? Read more »

brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a lost for cause i have 475t-cells undetecteble viral load any ideas would... Read more »