Neurosurgical complications of HIV

Mankahla, N.; Rothemeyer, S.-J.
March 2013
CME: Continuing Medical Education;Mar2013, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p112
Academic Journal
The article presents medical information on the neurosurgical complications of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It refers to focal mass lesions of the brain and spine or cerebrospinal fluid flow disturbances as clinical presentations of complications. It characterizes common conditions that relate to reactivation of opportunistic infections, including toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, cryptococcosis, atypical abscess, HIV-related vasculopathy, and primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma.


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