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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continues to be the second leading cause of death for persons ages 25 to 44 years in the United States, whereas new HIV infection rates remain steady. Coupled with the advent of new antiviral therapies that have significantly decreased mortality and morbidity rates, the importance of the primary care clinician in HIV(More)
  • D A Kosko
  • Lippincott's primary care practice
  • 1997
The skin may be the most commonly affected organ in patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease. As the body's natural immune mechanism deteriorates, susceptibility to bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic agents increases. This may be manifested in a variety of ways, ranging from pruritus and generalized xerosis to severe infections with(More)
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