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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2011, Article ID 525841, 2 pages
Case Report

Symptomatic Mixed Cryoglobulinemia during HIV Primary Infection: A Case Report

1Department of Hematology, Hôpital Victor-Dupouy, 95100 Argenteuil, France
2Department of Virology, Hôpital Victor-Dupouy, 95100 Argenteuil, France

Received 17 September 2011; Accepted 11 October 2011

Academic Editors: M. de Gorgolas, A. Marangoni, and S. Talhari

Copyright © 2011 Philippe Genet et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We report a patient who developed during HIV primary infection a symptomatic mixed cryoglobulinemia. The patient suffered from arthralgias, vascular purpura of the legs, and proteinuria. Cryoglobulinemia progressively disappeared in several months after HAART.