Disease Information for AIDS Enteropathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Distension in Children
Acute Diarrhea
Anorexia in Children
Chronic Diarrhea in a Child
Diarrhea in Children
Tenesmus
Constitutional symptoms
Typical Clinical Presentation
Lactose intolerance, acquired/temporary
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Diarrhea
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
SALIVA Rapid HIV antibody test/abnormal
SUDS test (Rapid HIV antibody)/blood positive (labs)
URINE Rapid HIV antibody test/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
HIV/Viral RNA/Plasma copies/quantitative (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Segmental colitis pattern
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
AIDS Enteropathy
Enterocolitis, Infection
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
Definition

Chronic, well-established diarrhea (greater than one month in duration) without an identified infectious cause after thorough evaluation, in an HIV-positive individual;It is thought to be due to direct or indirect effects of HIV on the enteric mucosa;HIV enteropathy is a diagnosis of exclusion;other forms of diarrheal illness to be ruled out; cryptosporidia, mycobacterium avium complex, amebiasis, CMV and other organisms can mimic and require more specific treatment

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