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Disease AIDS-Related Complex

Name AIDS-Related Complex
Synonyms AIDS Related Complex | ARC | Complex, AIDS-Related | Lymphadenopathy Syndrome | Lymphadenopathy Syndromes | Syndrome, Lymphadenopathy | Syndromes, Lymphadenopathy
Definition A prodromal phase of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Laboratory criteria separating AIDS-related complex (ARC) from AIDS include elevated or hyperactive B-cell humoral immune responses, compared to depressed or normal antibody reactivity in AIDS; follicular or mixed hyperplasia in ARC lymph nodes, leading to lymphocyte degeneration and depletion more typical of AIDS; evolving succession of histopathological lesions such as localization of Kaposi's sarcoma, signaling the transition to the full-blown AIDS.
Categories Immune system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D000386

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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Retroviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lentivirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes AIDS-Related Complex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sexually Transmitted Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes AIDS-Related Complex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Slow Virus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes AIDS-Related Complex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes AIDS-Related Complex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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