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137 Possible Causes for Immunodeficiency Is Progressive, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Pneumonia Patients with pneumonia often have a higher fever than patients with acute bronchitis, may appear more ill, and have rales on lung examination.[] These patients need careful periodic monitoring to minimize further lung damage and progression to chronic irreversible lung disease.[] CXR will detect an infiltrate from pneumonia that will not be present in acute bronchitis.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. Acute pharyngitis is one of the most common illnesses for which patients visit primary care physicians.[] Appropriate antimicrobial therapy and close follow-up may be appropriate, because a simple URI may quickly progress to a systemic illness in immunocompromised patients.[] Lack of a spleen: Lowers resistance to infection with encapsulated bacteria HIV infection Cancer or cancer therapy Dialysis Stem cell or organ transplantation Congenital immunodeficiency[]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    HIV progressively causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)[ 5, 6 ].[] Distinct risk factors for intrauterine and intrapartum human immunodeficiency virus transmission and consequences for disease progression in infected children.[]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    In immunodeficient individuals and in some apparently immunologically healthy patients, the acute infection progresses, resulting in potentially lethal consequences such as[]

  • Subcutaneous Abscess

    Tests for human immunodeficiency virus were negative.[] The patient received 8 weeks of standard antituberculous treatment, but the infection progressed, with increased swelling, erythema, and fluctuation of the subcutaneous abscess[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    A major obstacle to understanding these sequelae has been the lack of an efficient animal model for EBV infection, although progress in primate and mouse models has recently[] […] disease. 3 Therapy for CAEBV is unsatisfactory and, at best, progression of disease is temporarily delayed.[] X-linked lymphoproliferative disease: a progressive immunodeficiency. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 19 : 657 -682. 137. Mosser, D. M., and X. Zhang. 2008.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    […] virus (HIV)–associated cardiomyopathy generally progresses to death within 100 days of diagnosis in patients who are not treated with antiretroviral drugs.[] […] limited, have shown poor outcomes in specific populations. [39, 40] For example, in some countries, hypertensive heart failure carries a 25% 1-year mortality, and human immunodeficiency[]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    However, patients who appear ill may have severe pyelonephritis or a complication of acute pyelonephritis and should be considered for hospitalization and further evaluation[] Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is caused by John Cunningham (JC) virus in immunocompromized patients such as those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV[] For this reason, it should be included in the patient history when considering acute pyelonephritis. Inpatient vs.[]

  • Viral Exanthem

    -Fetal demis Erythema Infectiosum (Fifth Disease) How does the rash in Erythema Infectiosum progress?[] Complications include headache, recurrent encephalitis, and progressive neurologic deterioration.[] Distinct risk factors for intrauterine and intrapartum human immunodeficiency virus transmission and consequences for disease progression in infected children.[]

  • Gonorrhea

    Progress on gonorrhea vaccines has been slow; however, recent advances justify significant effort in this area.[] Gonorrhea occurs at high incidence throughout the world and significantly impacts reproductive health and the spread of human immunodeficiency virus.[]

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