The impact of facial lipoatrophy treatment with polymethyl methacrylate in AIDS patients as measured by four quality-of-life questionnaires.

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Life-expectancy increased in patients infected with HIV/AIDS with the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (ART). Facial lipoatrophy is a common complication in these patients, eventually leading to stigma, segregation and a negative impact in quality of life (QOL). We measured the impact of the treatment of facial lipoatrophy with polymethyl… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2009.009086

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@article{Warde2011TheIO, title={The impact of facial lipoatrophy treatment with polymethyl methacrylate in AIDS patients as measured by four quality-of-life questionnaires.}, author={Mario Warde and Alfredo Gragnani and Hilary Gomes and Beth Hochman and Lydia Masako Ferreira}, journal={International journal of STD & AIDS}, year={2011}, volume={22 10}, pages={596-9} }