Summary of HIV (AIDS)
Flashcards on HIV (AIDS)
An AIDS diagnosis requires a CD4 count of less than (number) cells/mm3, with positive HIV on lab tests and one AIDS-defining condition like Pneumocystis jirovecii infection.
Questions on HIV (AIDS)
A 44-year-old man comes to the clinic because his abdominal fat has been growing for the past few months. He says that despite a balanced diet and weight-bearing exercise, his arms, legs, and buttocks seem to be shrinking while his "gut" seems to be getting bigger. His medical history includes diagnosis of HIV infection two years ago. His temperature is 37.0°C (98.6°F), pulse is 77/min, respirations are 15/min, and blood pressure is 136/85 mm Hg. Physical examination shows temporal wasting and loss of the buccal fat pads. He also has increased truncal obesity and enlargement of the dorsocervical fat pad. Which of the following medications is the most likely cause of this condition?