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HIV/AIDS, cardiac, kidney, brain

N A Yunis, V E Stone
HIV and AIDS involve multiple organ systems. Lungs, brain, skin, gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, and heart are the major organs targeted by the direct effects of HIV infection and the secondary opportunistic complications of AIDS. Although most other organ system involvement has been extensively described in numerous studies and reviews, cardiac abnormalities related to HIV infection have remained less well characterized, partially because their pathogenesis was less clear and their clinical significance was uncertain...
June 1, 1998: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology
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