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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Diagnosis of esophageal ulcers in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
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.
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
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a retrovirus responsible for the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a devastating epidemic that affects millions worldwide.
Although it was known by other names for several years, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first described in the early 1980s.

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