Rheumatic manifestations among HIV positive adults attending the Infectious Disease Clinic at Mulago Hospital.

@article{KadduMukasa2011RheumaticMA,
  title={Rheumatic manifestations among HIV positive adults attending the Infectious Disease Clinic at Mulago Hospital.},
  author={M Kaddu-Mukasa and Emmanuel Ssekasanvu and Edward Ddumba and David O Thomas and Elly Tebasoboke Katabira},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={24-9}
}
BACKGROUND Rheumatic manifestations in HIV are common and sometimes the initial presentation of the disease. HIV is now a common infection at the Infectious Disease Clinic, Mulago. The spectrum of joint diseases seen depend on a number of factors such as, the CD4 count, HLA status and current therapy. OBJECTIVE This study included HIV patients from a heterogeneous population and was designed to determine the prevalence and clinical pattern of rheumatic manifestations among these HIV patients… CONTINUE READING