James W. Dilley, MD; Alicia Boccellari, PhD; David Heilbron, PhD
To the Editor: Grant and associates (1) have described a trend of progressive neuropsychologic impairment in a small number of patients (n = 55) spread across four groups: those with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (n = 15); those with the AIDS-related complex (n = 13); those who are positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (n = 16); and those who are HIV-negative (n = 11). Because the incidence of neuropsychologic impairment among persons with AIDS (2) is a well-known and well-accepted clinical phenomenon, the most significant finding in this report was the relatively high percentage of impairment found
Dilley JW, Boccellari A, Heilbron D. Central Nervous System Involvement in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Ann Intern Med. 1988;109:508–510. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-6-508
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(6):508-510.
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