Stroke in black South African HIV-positive patients: a prospective analysis.

  title={Stroke in black South African HIV-positive patients: a prospective analysis.},
  author={Andre Mochan and Mala Modi and Girish Modi},
  volume={34 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke associated with HIV infection is poorly characterized. In this study we analyze the association in a black African population. METHODS The clinical, laboratory, and radiological characteristics of 35 hospital-based black South African, heterosexual, HIV-infected patients who did not abuse intravenous drugs and presented with strokes were prospectively studied. The patients were antiretroviral therapy naive. Patients with other intracranial space-occupying lesions… CONTINUE READING


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