Biliary Diseases in HIV

  title={Biliary Diseases in HIV},
  author={Alexander Brun},
INTRODUCTION Biliary disorders seen in AIDS patients can be classified into non-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated disease (ex. gallstones), AIDS cholangiopathy (AC) and acalculous cholecystitis (ACC). Gallstone disease is the most commonly observed cause of acute cholecystitis in this population.1 While HIV related biliary disorders are rare, they are associated with significant morbidity when they occur. AC and ACC were first reported in 1983 by Guarda et al.2 and Pitlik et al… CONTINUE READING


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