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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||BETA bulletin of experimental treatments for AIDS : a publication of the San Francisco AIDS foundation|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2010|
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