Mycobacterium avium-complex pericarditis: A case of unmasking immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

Tara M. Babu, Maryrose Laguio, Amneris E. Luque, Panupong Larppanichpoonphol

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Abstract

Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is a clinical entity with a broad presentation, described in both HIV and non-HIV-infected patients. We report a case of Mycobacterium avium-complex pericarditis as a rare but life-threatening manifestation of this syndrome in a patient with AIDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)148-151
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

Keywords

  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • IRIS
  • MAC
  • Mycobacterium avium-complex
  • atypical mycobacteria
  • immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
  • pericarditis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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