Understanding and managing peripheral neuropathy.

Anne Monroe

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Abstract

Peripheral neuropathy is the most common neurological disorder in people with HIV infection. It can be a major source of pain and discomfort and a limiting factor in antiretroviral treatment. Since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the mid-1990s, the overall incidence of neurological complications of HIV--such as HIV-associated dementia and central nervous system opportunistic infections--has decreased, however, rates of peripheral nervous system complications remain high.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-35
Number of pages9
JournalBETA bulletin of experimental treatments for AIDS : a publication of the San Francisco AIDS foundation
Volume22
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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