Paper of the Month - January, 2011

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Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome involving the skin.

Osei-Sekyere B, Karstaedt AS.
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) describes the paradoxical clinical deterioration noted in 10–25% of HIV patients after they start highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in response to restoration of immunity. Approximately 52–78% of cases involve the skin.


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