Co-existence between oral lesions and opportunistic systemic diseases among HIV-infected subjects in Thailand.

@article{Nittayananta2002CoexistenceBO,
  title={Co-existence between oral lesions and opportunistic systemic diseases among HIV-infected subjects in Thailand.},
  author={W Nittayananta and Nilnara Chanowanna and Than Winn and Khachornsakdi Silpapojakul and Amorn Rodklai and Sutep Jaruratanasirikul and Kriengsak Liewchanpatana},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={163-8}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine whether any relationship exists between the occurrence of oral lesions and opportunistic systemic diseases among HIV-infected subjects. METHODS A cross-sectional analytical study was performed in two hundred and seventy-eight HIV-infected heterosexual persons and intravenous drug users (IVDUs)(230 males and 48 females, aged 16-65 years, mean 31.9 years). Eighty-six HIV-free subjects from the same population were included as controls (61… CONTINUE READING