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Ethiopia HIV Case Discussions

The following lectures and case discussions were broadcast live from the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education to Ethiopian health workers from the Ethiopian Civic Service College, Addis Ababa University, Black Lion Hospital and other private hospitals and clinics. These discussions are held via videoconference to share expertise among healthcare providers at Johns Hopkins University, Black Lion Hospital, NIH, and other facilities as noted.

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Ethiopia Case Discussion #254 - (2-3-12)

Description: 

162yo HIV+ female on d4T/3TC/NVP x6yrs & switched to CBV/NVP 2yrs ago for lipodistrophy presents with weakness++ (non-progressive) and features of lipodystrophy.

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, MD
Posted: 
February 3, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #255 - (2-3-12)

Description: 

36yo HIV+ female on ART; last CD4 count of 800 cells/m3 and high levels of aminotransferases nine months previously, despite being asymptomatic.

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
February 3, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion # 256 - (2-17-12)

Description: 

8yo female diagnosed w/HIV at WHO stage 2 four years earlier presents with moderate malnutrition, stage 4 disease, aquired pancytopenia & treatment failure.

Speaker: 
Kassahun Asheber, MD
Posted: 
February 17, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #257 - (2-17-12)

Description: 

5yo female diagnosed with HIV 6mos earlier on ART presents with severy acute malnutrition, developmental regression, anemia, disseminated TB and persistent fever.

Speaker: 
Meron Gurji, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
February 17, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #258 - (4-6-12)

Description: 

36yo HIV+ female sex worker on ART experiencing infertility; what are the causes and managment strategies?

Speaker: 
Daniel Atnafu, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
April 6, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #259 - (4-6-12)

Description: 

28yo female sex worker with advanced Hepatitis B; what are the management and prevention strategies in most at risk populations (MARPs)?

Posted: 
April 6, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #260 - (4-27-12)

Description: 

50yo male HIV+ x14 years on ART x7 years switched to TDF/3TC/EFV for concern of disfiguring lipoatrophy; creatinine rises to 3.3mgs/dL and remains in spite of switch from TDF to ABC.

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, MD
Posted: 
April 27, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #261 - (4-27-14)

Description: 

56yo HIV+ female switched after 40 days from TDF/3TC/EFV to ABC/3TC/EFV due to drop in Hgb to 6.8 gms/dL requiring blood transfusion of 2 units.

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
April 27, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #262 - (5-4-12)

Description: 

16yo stage 4 HIV+ female presents w/sudden onset of R-sided weakness, headache, and fever.

Speaker: 
Meron Gurji, MD
Posted: 
May 4, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #263 - (5-4-12)

Description: 

10yo on ART w/pruritic rash put on CPTx3yrs; completed antiTB 4mos previously but still has symptom complexes of TB; CD4 is declining.

Speaker: 
Meron Gurji, MD, Kefyalew Taye, MD, & Berhanu Gudeta, MD
Posted: 
May 4, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #264 - (5-18-14)

Description: 

32 year old male HIV+ HAART naïve in a sero-discordant couple with a wife who wants to get pregnant.  Discussion of treatment as prevention.

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, MD
Posted: 
May 18, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #268 - (6-29-12)

Description: 

14yo HIV+ boy on ART for last 6yrs with poor adherence presents with acute onset of illness of periperal edema.

Speaker: 
Kassahun Asheber, MD / Berhanu Gudeta, MD,
Keywords: 
Posted: 
June 29, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #269 - (6-29-12)

Description: 

13yo HIV+ female is switched from NVP to EFV due to vomiting, fever, fatigue and rash; 1wk later, develops similar rxn with diffuse erythematous, maculopapular skin lesions over trunk & extremities.

Speaker: 
Kassahun Asheber, MD / Berhanu Gudeta, MD,
Posted: 
June 29, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #270 - (8-10-12)

Description: 

8yo boy presents with worsening SOB and skin lesions over the legs & palms w/dark discoloration; hx of SOB on exertion since age 2.

Speaker: 
Kassahun Asheber, MD
Posted: 
August 10, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #271 - (8-10-12)

Description: 

14yo girl on ART x20 mos w/poor adherence admitted for CHF secondary to severe anemia.

Speaker: 
Kafyalew Taye, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
August 10, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #272 - (8-24-12)

Description: 

33 year old male patient, recently diagnosed with HIV, presents with bilateral leg swelling x 15 days and left flank pain x 10 days

Speaker: 
Amogne Wondwossen, MD & Meg Doherty, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
August 24, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #273 - (8-24-12)

Description: 

28 Year old female – 18 weeks of gestation – during her first pregnancy she was tested for HIV and was negative – During this 2nd pregnancy she tested positive for HIV.

Speaker: 
Amogne Wondwossen, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
August 24, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #274 - (9-7-12)

Description: 

32 yo male with HIV and on ART x4yrs presents with addominal bloating, cramps & dyspepsia; numbness in lower extremities, painless genital ulcers, feeling anxious and experiencing sleeplessness.

Speaker: 
Amogne Wondwossen, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
September 7, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #275 - (9-7-12)

Description: 

48 yr. old male diagnosed with HIV 1 yr. ago.  Has lost 28K in 1 yr and has a low CD-4 Count of 5.

Speaker: 
Amogne Wondwossen, MD
Posted: 
September 7, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #276 - (10-14-13)

Description: 

Care of a female child born to an HIV-Infected mother.

Speaker: 
Kefyalew Taye, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
October 14, 2013

Ethiopia Case Discussion #277 - (10-19-12)

Description: 

An 11 year-old female presents with distended abdomen, hepatomegaly and ascites.

Speaker: 
Berhanu Gudeta, MD
Keywords: 
Posted: 
October 19, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #278 - (11-2-12)

Description: 

27yo male w/HIV x6yrs & ART naive present w/8kg wght loss, swollen nostrels x7mos w/purulent discharge, intermittent fever & nocturnal sweating.

Speaker: 
Abera Balcha, MD
Posted: 
November 2, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #279 - (11-2-12)

Description: 

30yo HIV+ female on ART x3yrs presents w/intermittent R forearm & finger cramping and weakness x2mos; darkening of R middle finger x2wks

Speaker: 
Yemisrach Chanie (R3)
Posted: 
November 2, 2012

Ethiopia Case Discussion #278 - (11-2-12)

Description: 

27yo male w/HIV x6yrs & ART naive present w/8kg wght loss, swollen nostrels x7mos w/purulent discharge, intermittent fever & nocturnal sweating

Speaker: 
Abera Balcha, MD
Posted: 
November 2, 2012

HBV/HIV Co-Treatment? Lipid Monitoring at ART Clinics? - (2-3-12)

Description: 

Case 1: #254: 62yo HIV+ female on d4T/3TC/NVP x6yrs & switched to CBV/NVP 2yrs ago for lipodistrophy presents with weakness++ (non-progressive) and features oflipodystrophy
Case 2: #255: 26yo HIV+ female on ART; CD4 count of 800 cells/m3 and high levels of aminotransferases despite being asymptomatic

Speaker: 
Wondwossen Amogne, Meg Doherty, John Bartlett, MD, & Chloe Theo
Posted: 
February 3, 2012

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