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[The pathology of AIDS-postmortem findings of 52 hungarian cases]

SZABÓ Zsuzsanna1, CSOMOR Judit1

NOVEMBER 30, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(11)

[Authors summarise their observations from autopsies of Hungarian AIDS patients. The morphological criterias determining the diagnosis of opportunistic infections and malignant tumors are presented in connection with the autopsies of 52 Hungarian cases. The diseases are listed according to their frequency and organ localisation. Among infections, the most significant are Cytomegalovirus infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and Mycobacteriosis, while from among the malignant diseases are the Kaposi's sarcoma and malignant lyphoma occur. Attention is called to the difficulties of diagnosis, and to the atypical morphological picture. This study points out that the Hungarian data are similar to those of the large American summaries. The importance of knowledge of these diseases is emphasized with special regards to the rare incidence of AIDS thus far in Hungary.]

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