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[Focus on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in infants and young children]


Allerg Immunol (Paris). 1989 Jan;21(1):21-8. Unique Identifier :

The spectrum of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has broadened to include children. A review of the literature revealed 720 pediatric patients with AIDS, 558 of whom in the US and 162 in Europe. Based on these data, relevant and practically oriented information is given concerning epidemiology, clinical presentation and laboratory findings, diagnosis, management and prognosis of this newly recognized disorder, especially regarding infants and little children.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/DIAGNOSIS/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/ THERAPY Adolescence Child Child, Preschool English Abstract Human Infant JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW OF REPORTED CASES


Information in this article was accurate in June 30, 1989. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.