Oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in clients attending TASO clinics in Uganda

  title={Oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in clients attending TASO clinics in Uganda},
  author={J. F. Tirwomwe and Charles Mugisha Rwenyonyi and Louis Mugambe Muwazi and B. Besigye and F. Mboli},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
The objective of the study is to establish the prevalence of oral manifestations and their influence on oral functions. A total of 514 subjects aged 18 to 58 years (mean 42 years) were randomly recruited from five The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) clinics in Uganda. They were clinically examined for oral lesions under field conditions by four trained dentists based on World Health Organization criteria. Women constituted 74.5% of the study population. Oral manifestations were recorded in 72… CONTINUE READING


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