Richard E. Rothman Gabor D. Kelen
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HIV causes a wide spectrum of diseases ranging from asymptomatic infection to life-threatening illnesses and may involve virtually any organ system. The signs and symptoms associated with complications are frequently nonspecific, and the social problems faced by this population are unusually complex. While the development of antiretroviral therapies has been found to slow the progression of opportunistic infections, an increasing array of therapeutic complications has emerged.
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