Neuropathologic contributions to understanding AIDS and the central nervous system.

@article{Scaravilli2007NeuropathologicCT,
  title={Neuropathologic contributions to understanding AIDS and the central nervous system.},
  author={Francesco Scaravilli and C{\'e}line Bazille and Françoise Gray},
  journal={Brain pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          197-208
        }
}
This historical review describes the evolution of the pathogenetic concepts associated with infection by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), with emphasis on the pathology of the nervous system. Although the first descriptions of damage to the nervous system in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) only appeared in 1982, the dramatic diffusion of the epidemic worldwide and the invariably rapidly fatal outcome of the disease, before the introduction of efficient treatment, generated… CONTINUE READING

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