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Penis and scrotum
Infectious disorders
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Reviewer: Antonio Cubilla, M.D. and Alcides Chaux, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 June 2013, last major update February 2010
Copyright: (c) 2002-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Treatment
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Micro images
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High concentration of Langerhans cells (CD1a),
T cells (CD4+) and macrophages (CD68+) in foreskin

HIV-1 co-receptors CCR5 and CXCR4


Outer surface (left) and inner surface (right) of foreskin

Electron microscopy images
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Diagram

HIV virus particles

HIV budding from cultured lymphocyte

End of Penis and scrotum > Infectious disorders > Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)


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