Cholecystectomy in patients with AIDS: clinicopathologic correlations in 107 cases.

  title={Cholecystectomy in patients with AIDS: clinicopathologic correlations in 107 cases.},
  author={Audrey L. French and Lucille Beaudet and Debra A. Benator and Charles S Levy and Malek Kass and Jan Marc Orenstein},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={21 4},
The etiologic and clinical features of cholecystisis in infection due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were studies retrospectively. The charts and histopathologic specimens of 136 HIV-infected patients who underwent cholecystectomy between February 1987 and May 1993 at a large tertiary care center were reviewed. Opportunistic pathogens infecting the 107 patients with AIDS included microsporidia (eight cases-- Enterocytozoon bieneusi in six and Septata intestinalis in two); cytomegalovirus… CONTINUE READING
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