Unusual presentations of primary human immunodeficiency virus infection.

  title={Unusual presentations of primary human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Susan M Szabo and Christopher W James and Georgianna Telford},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  volume={16 6},
Opportunistic infections during primary infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are rare, with the exception of oral and esophageal candidiasis. HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) typically occur during advanced HIV infection. We report two patients who developed HIVAN and a presumptive diagnosis of PCP, respectively, during primary HIV infection. Serologic testing demonstrated HIV seroconversion. Clinicians need to have a high index of… CONTINUE READING