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HIV Wasting Syndrome

"HIV Wasting Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Involuntary weight loss of greater than 10 percent associated with intermittent or constant fever and chronic diarrhea or fatigue for more than 30 days in the absence of a defined cause other than HIV infection. A constant feature is major muscle wasting with scattered myofiber degeneration. A variety of etiologies, which vary among patients, contributes to this syndrome. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, p1611).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "HIV Wasting Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "HIV Wasting Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1999 and 2000 and 2001 and 2005
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.