Assessment of Risk Behaviors and Factors Associated with Oral and Peri-oral Lesions in Adult HIV Patients at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital , Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Diro2009AssessmentOR,
  title={Assessment of Risk Behaviors and Factors Associated with Oral and Peri-oral Lesions in Adult HIV Patients at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital , Addis Ababa , Ethiopia},
  author={Ermias Diro and Yeweyenhareg Feleke and Senbeta Guteta and Daniel Fekade and Makonnen Neway},
  year={2009}
}
Background: HIV patients have several habits that can produce oral lesions. However, the association of oral habits and risk behaviors with oral and peri-oral lesions in HIV patients has not been studied in Ethiopia to date. Objective: To assess the relationship of oral and peri-oral lesions with oral habits, risk behaviors, socio-demographic factors and clinical stages of disease among HIV infected adult Ethiopians. Methodology A cross-sectional study was conducted on consecutive adult ART na… CONTINUE READING

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