Controlling Neuropathic Pain in HIV.

@article{Verma2004ControllingNP,
  title={Controlling Neuropathic Pain in HIV.},
  author={Susama Verma and Lydia B Estanislao and Lawrence E. Mintz and David A. Simpson},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          237-242
        }
}
Neuropathic pain is associated with numerous systemic illnesses, including HIV infection. The diagnosis and management of peripheral neuropathy presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Among various forms of HIV-associated peripheral neuropathies, distal symmetrical polyneuropathy (DSP) is the most common. DSP may be caused or exacerbated by neurotoxic antiretrovirals, particularly the dideoxynucleoside analogues (d-drugs). Selection of appropriate pharmacologic intervention for… CONTINUE READING
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