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Neuromuscular diseases associated with HIV-1 infection.

Muscle Nerve 2009 Dec;40(6):1043-53

Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, New York 10029, USA.

Neuromuscular disorders are common in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); they occur at all stages of disease and affect all parts of the peripheral nervous system. These disorders have diverse etiologies including HIV itself, immune suppression and dysregulation, comorbid illnesses and infections, and side effects of medications. In this article, we review the following HIV-associated conditions: distal symmetric polyneuropathy; inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy; mononeuropathy; mononeuropathy multiplex; autonomic neuropathy; progressive polyradiculopathy due to cytomegalovirus; herpes zoster; myopathy; and other, rarer disorders. Read More

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December 2009

Epidemiology and clinical features of HIV-1 associated neuropathies.

A Verma

J Peripher Nerv Syst 2001 Mar;6(1):8-13

Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Florida, USA.

Peripheral neuropathy is common in human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) infection. Peripheral neuropathies complicate all stages of the HIV-1 disease and cause considerable morbidity and disability in HIV-1 infected individuals and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. Whereas symptomatic neuropathies occur in approximately 10% to 15% of HIV-1-infected patients overall, pathologic evidence of peripheral nerve involvement is present in virtually all end-stage AIDS patients. Read More

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