Neurological disease in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment: a Brazilian experience.

@article{Oliveira2006NeurologicalDI,
  title={Neurological disease in HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment: a Brazilian experience.},
  author={Jacqueline Ferreira de Oliveira and Dirceu Bartolomeu Greco and Guilherme C. Oliveira and Paulo Pereira Christo and Mark Drew Crosland Guimar{\~a}es and Rodrigo Corr{\^e}a Oliveira},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={146-51}
}
To study characteristics of neurological disorders in HIV/AIDS patients and their relationship to highly active antiretroviral treatment, a cross-sectional study was conducted in an infectious disease public hospital in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, between February 1999 and March 2000. Of the 417 patients enrolled, neurological disease was observed in 194 (46.5%) and a new AIDS-defining neurological event developed in 23.7% of individuals. Toxoplasmosis (42.3%), cryptococcosis meningitis (12.9%) and… CONTINUE READING

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