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 brainlesions in HIV+s, even with a biopsy. Many other individuals have a history like yours, where they slowly get better with HIVRead 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 »
The Well Project


...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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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 »
The Well Project

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 »
Project Inform

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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