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A 29-year-old patient with HIV infection presents with
fever, malaise, anorexia, arthralgias, and headache. On examination,
he is febrile with a temperature of 38.5°C; he has generalized
lymphadenopathy and maculopapular skin lesions
involving both his palms and soles. No active synovitis or arthritis
is noted on examination of his joints. Results of the rest of
his examination are unremarkable. He has never received antiretroviral
therapy. Laboratory values are as follows: hemoglobin
13.2 g/dL, leukocyte count 7,500/μL, platelet count
285,000/μL, serum creatinine 0.6 mg/dL, CD4 cell count
375/μL, and HIV-1 RNA 30,000 copies/mL. All the following
comments regarding his infection are correct except:

a. The clinical manifestations of this infection in HIV-infected
persons are different from its manifestations in HIV uninfected
persons.
b. Symptoms might persist from a few days to several weeks
before resolving.
c. In general, serologic response to this infection seems to be
the same in HIV-positive and HIV-negative persons.
d. Management of HIV-1–infected patients with this infection
is similar to the management in HIV-uninfected
persons.
e. He will need evaluation for clinical evidence of central nervous
system or ocular involvement.




  #2

is it 2ndry syphillis??


  #3

yeap........

answer is a

In general, the clinical manifestations of syphilis are similar to those
among HIV-uninfected persons. However, atypical presentations
occasionally occur.


  #4

and i'm going back to CS wooooooorld..................bye rkmehtawink


  #5

bye..i m gonna sleep nw..wink.good luck cs prep.......smiling face


  #6

sad Nobody wants to play anymore? I haven't even joined yet sad





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