Otoneurological abnormalities in asymptomatic HIV-seropositive patients.

  title={Otoneurological abnormalities in asymptomatic HIV-seropositive patients.},
  author={Ulf Rosenhall and Cecilia H{\aa}kansson and G B L{\"o}whagen and Per Hanner and B Jonsson-Ehk},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={79 2},
Twenty-four male patients, all homosexual except one, with asymptomatic HIV-infection were studied. The patients had no signs of opportunistic CNS-infections but 6 had been treated for syphilis. The patients were tested with auditory brainstem response (ABR) audiometry and with oculomotor tests (saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements). The ABR-recordings were pathological in 38% of the cases and the oculomotor tests in 50% of the cases. Abnormality of either one or of both methods were seen… CONTINUE READING