AIDS & Oral Health

by NS Yadav, Rupam Sinha

AIDS is one of the most dreadful diseases which are present worldwide. Its prevalence is increasing day by day now. It is present in this world since the time of sushruta that was in 800 BC. The most common cause of AIDS throughout the world is HIV 1 and 2. HIV has been further classified into several subtypes. There are several modes of transmission through HIV virus can spread and can cause infection to the healthy individual. HIV infection leads to several systemic, pediatric and oral manifestations which can help in early diagnosis of this dreadful disease so that prompt treatment to the patient can be given. But as we all know that till date there is no cure of AIDS so for this disease only one phrase works best that is prevention is better then cure.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Yadav NS
2. Sinha Rupam
Author's Affiliation
1. Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur, e-mail: drnsyadav@yahoo.co.in
2. Gurunanak Inst. of Dental Sciences, Kolkata
ISBN
9788180618239
Speciality
Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine and Radiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10036
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
152
Book Type
Professional

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