Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

: 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 725--726

Human immunodeficiency virus polyarthropathy

Priyanka Lakshmanan, Ira Shah 
 Pediatric HIV clinic, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Articular manifestations are a frequent but often underdiagnosed manifestation in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We present a 7-year-old HIV-infected malnourished girl who presented with recurrent joint pain and effusion in the left knee joint. Her antistreptolysin O, dsDNA, antinuclear antibody and rheumatoid arthritis factor were negative. She responded to antiretroviral therapy.

How to cite this article:
Lakshmanan P, Shah I. Human immunodeficiency virus polyarthropathy.J Family Med Prim Care 2016;5:725-726

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Lakshmanan P, Shah I. Human immunodeficiency virus polyarthropathy. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Feb 27 ];5:725-726
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