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Saturday, September 24, 2005

Pathology of AIDS-HIV-Kaposi

AIDS-Pathogenesis, Transmission, Diagnosis, PML, AIDS Lymphoma
  1. 1. What is the most common route of transmission of HIV?

  2. 2. What cells in the blood are infected by HIV?

  3. 3. Describe pathogenesis of HIV.

  4. 4. Define AIDS by the CDC criteria.

  5. 5. Describe the geographic distribution of AIDS in the United States and abroad.

  6. 6. State the general categories of scomplications associated with AIDS.

  7. 7. What are the major opportunistic infections seen in AIDS?

  8. 8. Describe the histologic findings of CMV infection.

  9. 9. What are the histologic findings of PML?

  10. 10. Describe the histology of pneumocystis pneumonia.

  11. 11. What is Kaposi sarcoma? Describe its histologic appearance.

  12. 12. What organs are often involved by AIDS related lymphoma?

  13. 13. Describe the neuropathologic features of HIV-1 in the CNS and its manifestations.

  14. 14. What treatment is used for AIDS?

  15. 15. What is the prognosis of patients with AIDS?


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