Antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 in the central nervous system

@inproceedings{Yilmaz2007AntiretroviralTO,
  title={Antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 in the central nervous system},
  author={Aylin Onan Yilmaz},
  year={2007}
}
HIV-1 invades the central nervous system (CNS) early in the infectious course. It establishes a chronic progressive infection, and triggers an intrathecal immune response. If left untreated, a majority of patients will develop neurological complications, caused by opportunistic pathogens or HIV-1 itself. The most devastating manifestation of HIV-1 in the CNS is AIDS dementia complex (ADC), a subcortical dementia, occuring in about 20% of untreated patients. The incidence of neurological… CONTINUE READING

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