SIDA

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SIDA

La causa del SIDA (síndrome de inmunodeficiencia humana) es el VIH (virus de inmunodeficiencia humana). El SIDA vuelve al cuerpo vulnerable a una gama de enfermedades de alto riesgo contra la vida y es incurable, aunque el tratamiento con medicamentos antivirales puede aliviar los síntomas. Es mortal a nivel mundial, en especial debido a la proliferación de infecciones oportunistas.

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  • Last Reviewed on 04/30/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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