Metabolic and morphologic complications of HIV infection

Albert J. Eid, Robert Orenstein

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In the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, long-term complications of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy deserve heightened attention. Morphologic and metabolic complications seen during the course of HIV infection encompass a variety of entities that may share a common pathophysiologic pathway. This review article will discuss clinical syndromes such as wasting, lipoatrophy/lipohypertrophy, polymetabolic syndrome as well as hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, lactic acidosis, and metabolic bone disease in HIV-infected patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-105
Number of pages9
JournalJournal Medical Libanais
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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