Primary HIV infection presenting as limbic encephalitis and rhabdomyolysis

Marcela A. Ferrada, Yingda Xie, Eric Nuermberger

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Abstract

Recognising the initial clinical presentation of acute HIV infection could enable earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy and appropriate counselling to reduce the risk of transmission to others. Herein, we describe an unusual case of acute HIV infection presenting as limbic encephalitis and rhabdomyolysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)835-836
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Volume26
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 24 2015

Keywords

  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • North America
  • epidemiology
  • limbic encephalitis
  • primary HIV infection
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • seroconversion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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