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AIDS in the Nervous System

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By Lechtenberg Richard, Sher Joanna Hollenberg. . 141 pages. Churchill Livingstone; , New York: , 1988.. $45.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(11):932. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-109-11-932_4
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A clinician and a neuropathologist have written this book to help both neurologists and nonneurologists diagnose and manage the neurologic complications of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The text is a clear and concise review of the clinical, pathologic, and biologic aspects of AIDS-related neurologic disorders. Topics include epidemiology HIV-related nervous system disease, opportunistic infections, tumors, neurologic disease in children, and treatment. Case summaries and many excellent photographs illustrate clinical and pathologic material.

The first and second chapters provide general overviews of the biologic and epidemiologic aspects of AIDS. The chapter on neurologic involvement covers HIV-related neurologic disorders such as


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