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A 5½ years old boy presented with loss of appetite and intermittent fever since 6 months. He had bilateral parotid enlargement since past 3 years and jaundice 2 years back. He had weight loss, recurrent diarrhea also. He was on antituberculous therapy since past 8 months in view of Miliary TB. He had also tested positive for candida on sputum examination and was on fluconazole since 3½ months. He was detected to be HIV infected 2 months back and was referred for further management. On examination, he was malnourished. Systemic examination revealed hepatosplenomegaly with bilateral fine crepitations in the lung fields. His investigations showed nodular shadows on the X-Ray Chest. CD4 count was 343/cumm with CD4:CD8 ratio of 0.43. He was started on Antiretroviral therapy (ART) consisting of Zidovudine (AZT), Lamivudine (3TC) and Efavirenz (EFV) and continued on 2 drug ATT with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) prophylaxis.
After 3 months, he presented with herpes zoster in right foot which responded to oral acyclovir. At that time CD4 count was 800/cumm

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