Management of Neurologic Diseases

  • Authors: David M. Simpson, MD; Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Introduction

  • Neurologic complications of HIV remain common despite the availability of effective ART
  • HIV-infected patients should be evaluated for possible neurologic symptoms
  • OIs and primary CNS lymphoma occur almost exclusively in patients with marked immunosuppression
  • Other disorders, such as HIV-associated distal symmetric polyneuropathy and HIV-associated dementia, occur at any CD4+ cell count
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