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

  • Patients presenting with suspected neurologic conditions should be referred to a neurologist
  • HAND is the most common CNS complication of HIV, although severe forms are rare
  • Risk of stroke is increased among HIV-infected patients, particularly injection drug users[Rasmussen 2011]

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