The CT appearances of various musculoskeletal infections found in patients with AIDS are illustrated. Recognition of these infections is important for management of patients, but conventional laboratory tests may be inadequate in screening for infection or confirming the response of the host to therapy. As a screening examination for patients with AIDS, CT can suggest or confirm the presence of musculoskeletal infections even when infection has not been suspected.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging