Osteonecrosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Lima2005OsteonecrosisIP,
  title={Osteonecrosis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Giovanna Aparecida Balarini Lima and Juan Carlos Rosso Verdeal and Maria Lucia Fleiuss de Farias},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={996-9}
}
An increase in the incidence of abnormalities on bone and mineral metabolism (osteopenia/osteoporosis) and the development of osteonecrosis has been observed in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Two cases of osteonecrosis in patients with AIDS are reported. Both patients were receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and… CONTINUE READING