HIV-1 Neuropathology

Benjamin B. Gelman and David J. Moore

in The Neurology of AIDS

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780195399349
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199965199 | DOI:
HIV-1 Neuropathology

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The neuropathological changes seen in HIV-infected patients that are directly related to HIV-1 infection are discussed along with the potential relationship of these changes to the neurocognitive impairments seen in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND). The chapter begins with discussions of the nomenclature of HAND and HIV-associated neropathological findings in disease. This is followed by a detailed discussion of neuropathological outcomes associated with HIV infection and clinico-neuropathological correlations. The NeuroAIDS "agenda" for future progress for the field is developed.

Chapter.  16189 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System ; Infectious Diseases

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