What are the extremity findings in pediatric HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 05, 2020
  • Author: Delia M Rivera, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Digital clubbing may be observed as a result of chronic lung disease.

Nonpitting edema may result from hypoalbuminemia caused by HIV nephropathy or malnutrition. Pitting edema may develop as a result of congestive heart failure.


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