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This is an autopsy study performed in a retrospective fashion to determine the incidence of diseases that could affect the central nervous system in AIDS. For this purpose, 138 autopsies of patients with AIDS performed at the "Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre", Brazil, between January/85 and December/90 were studied. All the brains were evaluated(More)
Toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE) is among the most common neurologic affections and it is the most prevalent cause of intracerebral mass lesions in AIDS patients. All patients with AIDS hospitalized at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre between May/85 and December/91 (516 cases) had their files revised to determinate TE prevalence, serology, sensitivity(More)
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