Detection of HIV-related protein in testes and prostates of patients with AIDS.

@article{Silva1990DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of HIV-related protein in testes and prostates of patients with AIDS.},
  author={M Dorvalina Da Silva and Maria M. Shevchuk and W J Cronin and Noel A. Armenakas and Myron Tannenbaum and John A Fracchia and Harry L. Ioachim},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={196-201}
}
The testes and prostates of 14 patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) for whom autopsies were performed were examined for the presence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the pathologic alterations seen in AIDS. Histologically, the testes contained peritubular fibrosis and variable spermatogenic arrest, which were inconsistent with the young age of these patients. There were also numerous foci of germ cell degeneration and occasional germ cell loss. The Leydig cells were… CONTINUE READING
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