Sahel Medical Journal

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2004  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 77--79

Pure red cell aplasia in a 42 year old Nigerian with hiv­ infection and pulmonary tuberculosis: A c ase report


MB KAGU1, SG Ahmed1, UH Pindiga2 
1 Department of Haematology, Un iversity of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, P. M.B. 1414, Maiduguri, Barno Stat, Nigeria
2 Department of Histopathology , Un iversity of MaiduguriTeaching Hospital, P. M.B. 1414, Maiduguri, Barno Stat, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
M B KAGU
Department of Haematology, Un iversity of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, P. M.B. 1414, Maiduguri, Barno Stat
Nigeria

Anae mia is very com mon in H IV-in fect e d individual s at all stage s of d isease and most often Mar row examin a t ion are not d one to el ucidate some of the ca uses of anaemia .We describe a 42 year old N igerian with H IV -inf ec tion and pul monary tuberculosis on combivir and anti TB therapy (Rifam picin , IN H , Pyra z inamide and e thambutol) with pure re d cell aplasia who responded to steroid t her a py and withdrawal of combivir (lamivu dine + zidovudine ) .


How to cite this article:
KAGU M B, Ahmed S G, Pindiga U H. Pure red cell aplasia in a 42 year old Nigerian with hiv­ infection and pulmonary tuberculosis: A c ase report.Sahel Med J 2004;7:77-79


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KAGU M B, Ahmed S G, Pindiga U H. Pure red cell aplasia in a 42 year old Nigerian with hiv­ infection and pulmonary tuberculosis: A c ase report. Sahel Med J [serial online] 2004 [cited 2022 Aug 16 ];7:77-79
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