Oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in a Kenyan provincial hospital.

  title={Oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in a Kenyan provincial hospital.},
  author={Fadia Butt and Mark L. Chindia and Vikas Vaghela and K Mandalia},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={78 8},
BACKGROUND In Kenya many patients exposed to the HIV infection present with orofacial lesions as the primary manifestations of the disease and only a few studies have been performed to document this observation. OBJECTIVE To clinically evaluate and document the range and pattern of oral lesions in a group of hospitalised patients with HIV-infection. DESIGN A prospective study. SETTING Coast Province General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, which is the main referral institution serving a… CONTINUE READING
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