Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) complicationsAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Complications could include:
- Kaposi's Sarcoma
- AIDS Dementia Complex
- Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia
- Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Infection
- Wasting Syndrome
- Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
- Opportunistic infections
- Cytomegalovirus Infection
- Immune reconstitution syndrome
- Hepatitis B
- Liver Enlarged
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- Hepatitis A
- Varicella-zoster virus infection
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Herpes Simplex
- Neuropathy due to human immunodeficiency virus
- Cryptococcus neoformans choroiditis
- Disorder of Heart Muscle
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