Immunological Studies of Male Homosexuals with the Prodrome of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

  • Evan M. Hersh
  • James M. Reuben
  • Peter W. A. Mansell
  • Adan Rios
  • Guy R. Newell
  • Jess Frank
  • Allan L. Goldstein
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 166)


During the last three years, a syndrome of opportunisitic infection and Kaposi’s sarcoma has been described in young male homosexuals in the United States (1–3). More recently this syndrome has also been described in other countries (4) and in a limited number of heterosexuals from both the United States and other countries. It has also been described in a small number of subjects in other patient groups, such as individuals with hemophilia (5). In addition to opportunistic infection and Kaposi’s sarcoma, small numbers of cases of other malignancies are beginning to appear in this group, such as oral squamous cell carcinoma (6) and malignant lymphoma (7).


Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acquire Immunodeficiency Syndrome Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Antibody Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity Monocyte Adherence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Evan M. Hersh
    • 1
  • James M. Reuben
    • 1
  • Peter W. A. Mansell
    • 2
  • Adan Rios
    • 1
  • Guy R. Newell
    • 2
  • Jess Frank
    • 3
  • Allan L. Goldstein
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Immunology and Biological TherapyM. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cancer PreventionM. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiomathematicsM. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  4. 4.Department of BiochemistryThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health SciencesUSA

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