RHEUMATIC SYMPTOMS AND SYNDROMES ASSOCIATED WITH HIV-INFECTION
Summary. Summary. The results of literature data analysis, was performed using Medline/PuMed searching systems (time period from 1985 till 2010 years) is devoted to HIV-associated rheumatic conditions in order to describe their clinical and therapeutic features. It was revealed that AIDS-associated rheumatic conditions could arise on full-scale disease stage or several months before HIV symptoms manifestation. The most frequent rheumatic conditions are the joint syndrome with severe pain, knee, ankle and shoulder impairment; Reiter's syndrome and other seronegative arthritis. Among other rheumatic conditions, as the complications of antiretrovirus therapy - myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, mono- and oligoarthritis could be distinguished. Rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis are the exclusion disease, which could manifest or relapse after the start of antiretrovirus therapy.
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