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AIDS, Engl. law. Formerly they were certain sums of money granted by the tenant to his lord in times of difficulty and distress, but, as usual in such cases, what was received as a gratuity by the rich and powerful from the weak and poor, was soon claimed as a matter of right; and aids became a species of tax to be paid by the tenant to his lord, in these cases: 1. To ransom the lord's person, when taken prisoner; 2. To make the lord's eldest son a knight; 3. To marry the lord's eldest daughter, by giving her a suitable portion. The first of these remained uncertain; the other two were fixed by act of parliament at twenty shillings each being the supposed twentieth part of a knight's fee, 2 Bl. Com. 64.

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Lymph node modification in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or with AIDS related complex (ARC).
Pulmonary T-cell lymphoma in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
The impact of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome on patterns of premature death in New York.
Update: Heterosexual transmission of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection--United States.
Isolation of HTLV-III from cerebrospinal fluid and neural tissues of patients with neurologic syndromes related to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
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Diagnosis of esophageal ulcers in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Central nervous system immune reconstitution disease in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients receiving highly active antiretroviral treatment.
Most invasive fungal infections occur in patients with prolonged neutropenia, in critically ill patients in intensive care, in patients undergoing chemotherapy for solid tumors, in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and in patients who have received an organ transplant.
Infectious complications of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) tend to be caused by organisms that fall into two broad categories: 1) opportunistic pathogens prevalent in the natural environment but rarely causing serious disease in normal hosts (Pneumocystis, Toxoplasma, Mycobacterium avium complex, Cytomegalovirus), and 2) pathogens that predictably cause disease in the general population but may be associated with atypical or highly aggressive presentations in HIV-infected patients (Pneumococcus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Treponema pallidum, herpes simplex virus).
and others, "Impact of protease inhibitors and other antiretroviral treatments on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome survival in San Francisco, CA 1987-1996," American Journal of Epidemiology.
2) This article reports a case in which the initial clinically detected acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining infection was small-intestine P jiroveci pseudotumor diagnosed after surgery; a coexistent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection might be associated with the process.

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