HIV-associated encephalitis | definition of HIV-associated encephalitis by Medical dictionary
HIV-as·so·ci·a·ted en·ceph·a·li·tis (ă-sōsē-ā-tĕd en-sefă-lītis)
A disorder of the nervous system seen in HIV-positive patients; characterized by progressive memory loss, behavior changes, and motor defects. Also called AIDS dementia complex.
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Post-HAART reports indicate a decreased incidence of HAD, although the incidence of HIV-associated encephalitis
identified on postmortem exams has not changed (VALCOUR et al., 2004).