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HIV Enteropathy

A syndrome characterized by chronic, well-established DIARRHEA (greater than one month in duration) without an identified infectious cause after thorough evaluation, in an HIV-positive individual. It is thought to be due to direct or indirect effects of HIV on the enteric mucosa. HIV enteropathy is a diagnosis of exclusion and can be made only after other forms of diarrheal illness have been ruled out. (Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, pp1607-8; Haubrich et al., Bockus Gastroenterology, 5th ed, p1155)

Year introduced: 1996

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Tree Number(s): C02.782.815.616.400.398, C02.800.801.400.480, C06.405.469.400, C20.673.480.480

MeSH Unique ID: D019053

Entry Terms:

  • Enteropathies, HIV
  • HIV Enteropathies
  • AIDS-Associated Enteropathy
  • AIDS Associated Enteropathy
  • AIDS-Associated Enteropathies
  • Enteropathies, AIDS-Associated
  • AIDS Enteropathy
  • AIDS Enteropathies
  • Enteropathies, AIDS
  • Enteropathy, AIDS
  • Idiopathic AIDS Enteropathy
  • AIDS Enteropathies, Idiopathic
  • AIDS Enteropathy, Idiopathic
  • Enteropathies, Idiopathic AIDS
  • Enteropathy, Idiopathic AIDS
  • Idiopathic AIDS Enteropathies
  • HIV-Associated Enteropathy
  • HIV Associated Enteropathy
  • Enteropathy, HIV
  • Enteropathy, AIDS-Associated
  • Enteropathy, AIDS Associated
  • Enteropathy, HIV-Associated
  • Enteropathies, HIV-Associated
  • Enteropathy, HIV Associated
  • HIV-Associated Enteropathies

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