Clinical remission of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus after Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection

Marilú Colón, David E. Martínez


Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection during the course of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is unusual. The clinical manifestations of SLE can be influenced by the HIV infection. Worsening of HIV has been documented after the use of immunosuppressives. We describe a case of a 37-year-old male patient who underwent complete clinical remission of SLE after serologic conversion.

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