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)

Summary

  • CMV encephalitis typically occurs in patients with CD4+ cell counts < 50 cells/mm3
    • CMV may present as acute meningoencephalitis, with fever and mental status changes
    • It can also take a more indolent course that may be confused with HAD[Holland 1994]
  • Treatment

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