Can response of a pruritic papular eruption to antiretroviral therapy be used as a clinical parameter to monitor virological outcome?

TitleCan response of a pruritic papular eruption to antiretroviral therapy be used as a clinical parameter to monitor virological outcome?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCastelnuovo, B, Byakwaga, H, Menten, J, Schaefer, P, Kamya, M, Colebunders, R
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Volume22
Issue2
Pagination269-73
Date Published2008 Jan 11
ISSN1473-5571
KeywordsAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Adult, Anti-Retroviral Agents, Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active, Biological Markers, Cohort Studies, Exanthema, Female, HIV-1, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Pruritus, Questionnaires, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, Viral Load
Abstract

A pruritic papular eruption (PPE) is a common skin manifestation observed in 12-46% of persons with HIV infection living in tropical countries.

Alternate JournalAIDS
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PubMed ID18097229
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