Opportunistic infections of the central nervous system during HIV-1 infection (emphasis on cytomegalovirus disease)

@article{Roullet1999OpportunisticIO,
  title={Opportunistic infections of the central nervous system during HIV-1 infection (emphasis on cytomegalovirus disease)},
  author={Etienne Roullet},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={246},
  pages={237-243}
}
Toxoplasma encephalitis, cryptococcal meningitis, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), and cytomegalovirus (CMV) encephalitis are the most common opportunistic infections of the central nervous system (CNS) in HIV-infected patients. They occur at variable degrees of immunosuppression, and their diagnosis is based on a systematic evaluation with includes, in a definite order, ongoing prophylactic therapies, extraneurological signs, neuroimaging and CSF studies, and an anti… CONTINUE READING
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