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|Title: ||Acquired immune deficiency syndrome presenting as progressive infantile encephalopathy|
|Authors: ||Ellis, William Otoo|
Halsted, Crystie C.
Davis, Suzanne L.
|Issue Date: ||Jun-1987|
|Publisher: ||The Journal of Pediatrics|
|Citation: ||Clinical and laboratory observations The Journal of Pediatrics June 1987|
|Abstract: ||There is now ample evidence that human immunodeficiency
virus infects the central nervous system and is responsible
for the dementia/subacute encephalopathy syndrome
associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. ~-5
HIV has been isoiated from the cerebrospinal fluid of
patients with neurologic symptoms and no clinical evidence
of immunodeficiency? We recently diagnosed HIV
infection in an infant with a progressive spastic diparesis
and dementia, with onset at 6 months of age. There was no
evidence of immunodeficiency (i.e.. failure to thrive or
opportunistic infection) at the time of initial
|Description: ||This Article was published by Clinical and laboratory observations The Journal of Pediatrics June 1987|
|Appears in Collections:||College of Science|
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