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

  • HIV-associated CNS infections and malignancies include parenchymal lesions and meningoencephalitis
  • Incidence has declined with availability of effective ART
    • Risk is increased in persons with CD4+ cell count < 200 cells/mm3 or HIV-1 RNA > 100,000 copies/mL
  • Parenchymal Mass Lesions
      Treatment
        Impact of CD4+ Cell Count
          Use of Corticosteroids
          Infiltrative Parenchymal Lesions

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