n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - HIV manifestations in the head and neck
|Article Title||HIV manifestations in the head and neck|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Free State|
|Publication Date||Sep 2012|
|Pages||330 - 333|
South Africa has the highest incidence of HIV- and AIDS-infected individuals in the world, with 5.3 million living with HIV and AIDS. The interpretation of HIV prevalence trends in South Africa is increasingly complex due to the simultaneous implementation of both preventive and treatment programmes. The number of individuals on antiretroviral treatment (ART) is rising, leading to improvement in survival rates. The longer survival rate influenced the way HIV-associated manifestations present, including the manifestations in the head and neck region.
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