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Oral lesions in hiv/aids patients before and after haart treatment
The initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy has shown to result in successful suppression of viral replications followed by an increase in CD4 lymphocytes, a partial recovery of T-cell specific immune responses ...
An Oral Health Survey among HIV-infected children younger than twelve years of age presenting at the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic at Tygerberg Hospital
(The University of the Western Cape, 2017)
HIV/AIDS remains a global health problem. Orofacial manifestations of HIV/AIDS have been found to be among the first signs of immune suppression and have been used in the clini-cal staging of the disease. Infants and ...
Xerostomia and hyposalivation in HIV positive patients with and without HAART
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Introduction: Xerostomia and reduced salivary flow have been reported often enough among HIV positive patients. Strong associations have also been established between HIV infection and oral effects of reduced salivary flow ...