"AIDS Dementia Complex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A neurologic condition associated with the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and characterized by impaired concentration and memory, slowness of hand movements, ATAXIA, incontinence, apathy, and gait difficulties associated with HIV-1 viral infection of the central nervous system. Pathologic examination of the brain reveals white matter rarefaction, perivascular infiltrates of lymphocytes, foamy macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp760-1; N Engl J Med, 1995 Apr 6;332(14):934-40)
|AIDS Dementia Complex
- AIDS Dementia Complex
- Complex, AIDS Dementia
- Dementia Complex, AIDS
- AIDS-Related Dementia Complex
- AIDS Related Dementia Complex
- HIV-Associated Cognitive Motor Complex
- HIV Associated Cognitive Motor Complex
- Dementia Complex, AIDS-Related
- Complex, AIDS-Related Dementia
- Dementia Complex, AIDS Related
- HIV Dementia
- Dementia, HIV
- Dementias, HIV
- HIV Dementias
- Acquired-Immune Deficiency Syndrome Dementia Complex
- Dementia Complex, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
- HIV Encephalopathy
- Encephalopathies, HIV
- HIV Encephalopathies
- Encephalopathy, HIV
- AIDS Encephalopathy
- AIDS Encephalopathies
- Encephalopathies, AIDS
- Encephalopathy, AIDS
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