Module 5 – Lesson ??: Self-Assessment Answer 2

Question

List the opportunistic infections that may be experienced by individuals with HIV/AIDS.

Answer

 

  • Oral pharyngeal Candidiasis (thrush)
  • Fungal infections (Candidiasis, histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, and aspergillosis)
  • Herpes-zoster (shingles)
  • Tinea pedis (athlete’s foot)
  • Chronic skin conditions (dermatitis-seborrheic)
  • Oral hairy leukoplakia
  • Recurrent bacterial pneumonia
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • CMV retinitis
  • Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
  • Herpes simplex viruses I and II
  • Central nervous system disease
  • Wasting Syndrome
  • Disseminated Mycobacterium avium
  • Esophageal candidiasis
  • HIV encephalopathy
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Extrapulmonary cryptococcosis
  • Toxoplasmosis of the brain
  • Chronic Cryptosporidiosis
  • Coccidioides immitis
  • Extrapulmonary tuberculosis
  • Vaginal candidiasis
  • Oropharyngeal candida infections
  • Cryptococcal Disease
  • Mycobacterium avium-Intracellulare (MAI) bacteremia and disease
  • Toxoplasma gondii
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Subacute encephalitis
  • CMV colitis
  • Malignancies include:
    • Kaposi’s sarcoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
    • Hodgkin’s lymphoma
    • Plasmacytoma
    • Leiomyosarcoma (pediatric)
    • Seminoma
    • Noninvasive intraepithelial lesions (warts)
    • Invasive cervical cancer

For Additional information please see your online reading assignment: “Life Care Planning Issues for the HIV+/AIDS Patient” and Chapter 15 of Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook
Kitchen. “Life Care Planning Issues for the HIV+/AIDS Patient.” In P. Deutsch and H. Sawyer (Ed.) A Guide to Rehabilitation. White Plains, NY: AHAB Press.

Kendall. (2004). “Life Care Planning for the HIV/AIDS Patient.” In R. Weed Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, 2nd edition (p.381-423) Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Kendall. (2009). “Life Care Planning for the HIV/AIDS Patient.” In R. Weed Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, 3rd edition (p.509-558) Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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