HIV and the genitourinary tract

Victoria R. Staiman, Delbert J. Kwan, Franklin C. Lowe

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Abstract

The urinary tract is not immune to the broad-ranging primary and secondary effects of HIV infection, although it is relatively protected compared with other body systems. The most commonly found genitourinary tract problems in HIV-infected men are prostatitis and prostatic abscess, testicular atrophy, and testicular malignancies and lymphoma, and Kaposi's sarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)598+601+605-608+638
JournalInfections in Medicine
Volume13
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Complications, urologic
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Prostatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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