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Hiv Brain Lesions

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Brain Lesions

Two years ago I was diagnosed with HIV and brain lesions. Eventually the brain lesion cause my whole right side, as well as my tongue, became paralyzed. The doctors couldn't figure out what was causing my brain lesion (they ruled out PML, toxo),...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Yes, there are. It is often difficult to make a specific diagnosis of brain lesions in HIV+s, even with a biopsy. Many other individuals have a history like yours, where they slowly get better with HIV Read more »

Brain Lesions

Dear Doc, Wondering if you could provide me with some information. First let me preface saying that... Read more »

White matter brain lesions

Are white matter brain lesions associated with HIV or are they the end stage of the AIDS disease?... Read more »
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...unchecked growth of lymph node cells that may spread to other organs (especially to the bone marrow). Lymphoma that spreads to the brain or spinal chord it is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a... Read more »
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HIV and the Brain

...dementias, in contrast, are more likely to involve memory loss and deficits in higher-level cognitive functions controlled by the cerebral cortex, such as language comprehension and problemsolving. These categories overlap, however, and patients... Read more »
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HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

...information. This includes: 1) if the state of health is consistent with PML symptoms; 2) if JC virus DNA is present in the cerebral spinal fluid; and 3) if MRI tests show lesions mainly in the brain's white matter. However, using anti-HIV... Read more »
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brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...speech, walking, writing and bacically have blurred vision in 98 i had a spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a... Read more »

testing again

Posted by GPPG, 3 Replies
...myralgia, diarrhea for weeks) Rash on the arm. Mouth ulcers. All cleared within 3 weeks. neurocysticercosis with inflammatory brain lesions (3 weeks after exposure). Had tonic-clonic seizure. Had to undergo brain surgery to remove one lesison.... Read more »

any experts ?

Posted by GPPG, 1 Reply
...myralgia, diarrhea for weeks) Rash on the arm. Mouth ulcers. All cleared within 3 weeks. neurocysticercosis with inflammatory brain lesions (3 weeks after exposure). Had tonic-clonic seizure. Had to undergo brain surgery to remove one lesison.... Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »