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
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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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