Contemporary issues in rhinosinusitis and HIV infection.

  title={Contemporary issues in rhinosinusitis and HIV infection.},
  author={Theresa A. Gurney and Kelvin C. Lee and Andrew H. Murr},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  volume={11 1},
The medical issues involving patients infected with HIV continue to evolve dramatically. As they live longer sustained on antiretroviral therapy, their prevalence of acute and chronic sinusitis has increased. The common infectious causes of rhinosinusitis found in the general population are often the culprits in HIV-infected patients. However, as their CD4 counts dip below 200 cells/mm, these patients become susceptible to more opportunistic infections and neoplasms. The diagnostic and… CONTINUE READING

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