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Causes of HIV/AIDS Wasting

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with HIV disease for wasting.

Specialty:

Nutrition
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, options

ICD-10:

B23.0, B22.2

Description:

Wasting with progressive weight loss may occur in a patient with advanced HIV-disease and AIDS for a number of reasons. Identification of the causes for a patient allows for corrective interventions.

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