HIV Infection and Associated Opportunistic Infections

  • Wolfgang Enzensberger
  • Walter RoyalIII
  • Karl M. Einhäupl
  • Werner Hacke

Abstract

Neurological involvement is a major problem in HIV patients. More than half of the patients may develop one or more neurological complications. Ten percent of patients will have a problem affecting the nervous system at initial presentation. It is often possible to effectively treat these patients as outpatients; however, it is occasionally necessary to administer care in an intensive care unit (ICU). Often those patients suffer from additional internal complications, e.g. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia or generalized cytomegalovirus infection and therefore need interdisciplinary intensive care.

Keywords

Lymphoma Dementia Tuberculosis Sarcoma Neurol 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Enzensberger
  • Walter RoyalIII
  • Karl M. Einhäupl
  • Werner Hacke

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