alexa Oral Mucosal Changes in Patients of HIV /AIDS Taking Antiretroviral Therapy

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Oral Mucosal Changes in Patients of HIV /AIDS Taking Antiretroviral Therapy

Saima Qadir et al. designed to describe different oral mucosal changes present in HIV/AIDS patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Pakistan and to compare these changes with CD4+ lymphocyte count and plasma viral load. They have identified that Oral lesions were present in 63% of the patients with oral pigmentation in 45.7%, chronic periodontitis in 20%, linear gingival erythema in 2.9%, pseudomembranous candidiasis, oral ulcers and xerostomia each in 5.7% cases while mucositis, oral hairy leukoplakia and oral wart each in 2.9% cases.

Citation: https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/oral-mucosal-changes-in-patients-of-hiv-aids-taking-antiretroviral-therapy-in-pakistan-2157-7099.S4-019.php?aid=35507

 
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