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Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in a Child With TB and HIV

Narendran, G and Swaminathan, Soumya and Sathish, S and Rajasekaran, S (2006) Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in a Child With TB and HIV. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 73 (7). pp. 627-629. ISSN Print: 0019-5456; Online: 0973-7693

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Immune reconstitution syndrome (IRS) is the transient worsening or appearance of new signs, symptoms, or radiological manifestation of an opportunistic infection occurring after the initiation of Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and is not due to treatment failure or new infection. We describe a case of a HIV infected child with tubercular (mediastinal) lymphadenitis with worsening of clinical and radiological features on starting HAART.

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Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: HAART; IRS; TB; Paradoxical reaction
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Clinical Research
Divisions: Clinical Research
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 05:50
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2016 06:14

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