Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2015

HIV and Neurological Diseases

Ankit Patel

Clinical Psychology, Dept. of Psychology, Sardar Patel University, Vallbh Vidyanagar Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Hitesh Patel

M.B.B.S., D.G.O, Chief Surgeon, Vardan Hospital, Dist. Dahod Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.502/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.502


Neurological manifestations are the initial symptoms of HIV infection in about 10 to 20% of patients. HIV enters the brain as early as two days after infection, and persists throughout the course of the disease. About 60% of those with advanced AIDS will have clinically evident Neurological dysfunction. Autopsy studies have demonstrated pathological abnormities of the nervous system in 75 to 90% of cases.
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Published in   Annual Special Issue on HIV And Psychological Issues