"AIDS-Related Complex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A prodromal phase of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Laboratory criteria separating AIDS-related complex (ARC) from AIDS include elevated or hyperactive B-cell humoral immune responses, compared to depressed or normal antibody reactivity in AIDS; follicular or mixed hyperplasia in ARC lymph nodes, leading to lymphocyte degeneration and depletion more typical of AIDS; evolving succession of histopathological lesions such as localization of Kaposi's sarcoma, signaling the transition to the full-blown AIDS.
- AIDS-Related Complex
- AIDS Related Complex
- Complex, AIDS-Related
- Lymphadenopathy Syndrome
- Lymphadenopathy Syndromes
- Syndrome, Lymphadenopathy
- Syndromes, Lymphadenopathy
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Warren RQ, Johnson EA, Donnelly RP, Lavia MF, Tsang KY. Specificity of anti-lymphocyte antibodies in sera from patients with AIDS-related complex (ARC) and healthy homosexuals. Clin Exp Immunol. 1988 Aug; 73(2):168-73.
Bitran J, Bekerman C, Weinstein R, Bennett C, Ryo U, Pinsky S. Patterns of gallium-67 scintigraphy in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and the AIDS related complex. J Nucl Med. 1987 Jul; 28(7):1103-6.