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Symptomatic HIV infection of the CNS in a patient without clinical evidence of immune deficiency.




 

Am J Psychiatry. 1987 Oct;144(10):1342-4. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Major depression with psychotic features, dementia, and focal neurologic abnormalities appeared in a Haitian man without AIDS or other syndromes of immune compromise. Neurologic evaluation, including brain biopsy, was nondiagnostic, but CSF culture revealed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/*DIAGNOSIS/ MICROBIOLOGY Adult Case Report Central Nervous System Diseases/CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/*DIAGNOSIS/ MICROBIOLOGY Dementia/CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/*DIAGNOSIS Human HIV/ISOLATION & PURIF Male JOURNAL ARTICLE



 




Information in this article was accurate in January 30, 1988. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.