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Disease HIV Wasting Syndrome

Name HIV Wasting Syndrome
Synonyms AIDS Wasting Syndrome | HIV Wasting Disease | Slim Disease | Wasting Disease, HIV | Wasting Syndrome, AIDS | Wasting Syndrome, HIV
Definition Involuntary weight loss of greater than 10 percent associated with intermittent or constant fever and chronic diarrhea or fatigue for more than 30 days in the absence of a defined cause other than HIV infection. A constant feature is major muscle wasting with scattered myofiber degeneration. A variety of etiologies, which vary among patients, contributes to this syndrome. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, p1611).
Categories Immune system disease | Metabolic disease | Nutrition disorder | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D019247

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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 HIV Wasting Syndrome 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 HIV Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. 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 HIV Wasting Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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