Peripheral neuropathy in children on stauvudine therapy.

  title={Peripheral neuropathy in children on stauvudine therapy.},
  author={Naveen Sankhyan and Rakesh Lodha and Suvasini Sharma and Parvathy R. Menon and Anita Choudhary and Susheel Kumar Kabra and Sheffali Gulati},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={82 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy in HIV infected children (>5 y) receiving stavudine-based combination anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for more than 3 mo in a cross-sectional study. METHODS History, detailed neurological examination and nerve conduction studies were performed. RESULTS Forty children [26 boys; median age - 11… CONTINUE READING