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Reasons to Suspect HIV Infection in Elderly Patient

Purpose:

To identify findings that may indicate that an older adult is infected with HIV.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

B20, B21, B22, B23, B24

Description:

Most people do not consider an older adult to be at risk for HIV infection but they are. The risk has increased with the availability of Viagra and similar medications. Certain clinical findings should raise the possibility and prompt appropriate testing.

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