Noninfectious complications in HIV disease

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Err H, Wiwanitkit V. Noninfectious complications in HIV disease. Ann Trop Med Public Health 2014;7:77-8


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Err H, Wiwanitkit V. Noninfectious complications in HIV disease. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2014 [cited 2021 Mar 2];7:77-8. Available from:

Dear Sir,

The recent report on noninfectious complications in HIV disease is very interesting. [1] Ramana and Rao discussed on some noninfectious problems focusing on metabolic disorders. Indeed, a metabolic disorder is common in HIV-infected patients. The increasing problem can be observed, which is on the same trend as that observed in the general population. However, the noninfectious complication in HIV disease is not totally on metabolic problem. There are other problems such as malignancy and accident. Some malignancy is considered as important opportunistic malignancy seen in HIV-infected patients. The good examples are lymphoma and sarcoma. [2] Focusing on accident, due to the deterioration of health and loss of strength, HIV-infected patients can easily get accident.



Ramana KV, Rao R. Noninfectious complications in HIV disease: Need for rational changes in HIV disease management in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era. Ann Trop Med Public Health 2013;6:383-5.
Klein RS, Gourevitch MN. Overview of HIV and AIDS: Biology and epidemiology of the virus. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 1998;8:751-67.

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