Aids

A syndrome resulting from the acquired deficiency of cellular immunity caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is characterized by the reduction of the Helper T-lymphocytes in the peripheral blood and the lymph nodes. Symptoms include generalized lymphadenopathy, fever, weight loss, and chronic diarrhea. Patients with AIDS are especially susceptible to opportunistic infections (usually pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections, tuberculosis, candida infections, and cryptococcosis), and the development of malignant neoplasms (usually non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Kaposi sarcoma). The human immunodeficiency virus is transmitted through sexual contact, sharing of contaminated needles, or transfusion of contaminated blood.

Disease Alternative Name

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
acquired immunodeficiency disease
hiv / aids
acquired immune deficiency
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Unani Medicines Research Centre

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Govt. Tibbi College, Patna

BUMS,hons.(BU)

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Amrit Beria

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J B ROY STATE AYURVEDIC MEDICAL COLLAGE

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kolkata
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PGIMER, Chandigarh

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Kurnool
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Sepuri Endocrine & Diabetes Center

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Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom

Masters Degree in Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes

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Surat
1084 followers

Super Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology

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