The range of CNS complications associated with HIV infection is extremely broad and can be divided into primary neurological illnesses that arise as a direct result of HIV infection of the CNS and secondary illnesses of distinct non-HIV etiology whose incidence may nonetheless be increased or whose course may be modified by the presence of HIV. These secondary illnesses are believed to generally be a consequence of immunosuppression, although it has been suggested that in some cases (e.g., progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) other factors related to HIV itself may play a role.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Clinical Neurovirology|
|Number of pages||26|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2003|
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