HIV & AIDS

DDx

Acute HIV

  • Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Viral or bacterial pharyngitis

Constitutional symptoms

  • Malignancy
  • Tuberculosis
  • Endocarditis
  • Hyperthyroidism

Pulmonary symptoms

  • Bacterial pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Viral pneumonia
  • Fungal pneumonia, eg, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial lung disease, eg, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, pneumoconiosis

Neurologic symptoms

  • Alcoholism
  • Chronic meningitis, eg, tuberculous, fungal
  • Neurosyphilis
  • Cirrhosis (hepatic encephalopathy)
  • Renal failure (uremia)
  • Hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism
  • Vitamin deficiency

Diarrhea

  • Infectious diarrhea
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea
  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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Last updated: January 12, 2015