GSB Suite 300
Education and Training
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organ systems. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and travel medicine.
infectious disease, AIDS, HIV
Schmalzle SA, Wolde-Rufael D, Gilliam BL. Photo quiz. Diarrhea, anasarca, and severe hypoalbuminemia in an AIDS patient. Diagnosis: AIDS-related visceral Kaposi sarcoma (KS) with protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15;60(8):1241, 1281-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu963. PubMed PMID: 25801550.