Neurological Complications of HIV Infection

P. Portegies, P. Cinque, A. Chaudhuri, J. Begovac, I. Everall, T. Weber, M. Bojar, P. Martinez-Martin, P. G E Kennedy

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 2010


  • Cerebral toxoplasmosis, frequent cause of focal brain disease in HIV infection
  • HAART, improves neurological status-prolonging survival in patients with primary CNS lymphoma
  • Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-for treatment of HIV infection
  • HIV infection, in new populations-and neurological complications, frequent in patients who are not adequately treated and are immunosuppressed
  • HIV myelopathy
  • Immune reconstitution inflamatory syndrome (IRIS)
  • Infection with yeast Cryptococcus neoformans in HIV-infected individuals-leading to subacute meningitis
  • Infections, 24 neurological complications of HIV infection
  • Neurological diseases, more directly related to HIV itself-are HIV dementia, vacuolar myelopathy and peripheral neuropathy
  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)-viral opportunistic infection of oligodendrocytes and astrocytes leading to demyelination in CNS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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