acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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ac·quired im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

n. síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida, colapso del sistema inmune del organismo que lo incapacita a responder a la invasión de infecciones.
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The value of lymph node biopsy in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the AIDS-related complex (ARC): a morphological and immunohistochemical study of 90 cases.
Revision of the case definition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome for national reporting-United Stares.
Oesophageal symptoms, their causes, treatment, and prognosis in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Mymetics' primary objective is to develop vaccines and therapies to prevent and treat the effects of certain retroviruses and other infectious diseases, including the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, the virus that leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS.
Pattern C, seen in late acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, is characterized by small or absent follicles with hyalinized "burnt-out" germinal centers (figure 3), an almost complete depletion of lymphocytes, an increase in plasma cells, and an excessive proliferation of blood vessels.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in pregnancy: a report of three maternal deaths.
To the Editor: Extrapulmonary involvement of tuberculosis increases with the rise of the incidence of immunocompromised host, especially in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and it can occur even in immunocompetent patients.
Meningitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a returned traveler with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
The drug is also used in adults to treat growth failure and to treat weight loss caused by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A disease of the body's immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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