By J. N. Weber (auth.), Francesco Scaravilli MD, PhD, FRCPath (eds.)

A multi-author procedure is taken during this booklet to provide a radical view of the neuropathology of AIDS. The authors have exhaustively reviewed all of the to be had information to be able to draw a transparent and whole photograph of the current prestige. The wide procedure makes the reader acutely aware that the neurological affliction is a part of a method related to the sufferers of their entirety.

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J Infect Dis 157:624-8. Dix RD, Bredesen DE. (1988) Opportunistic viral infections in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. In: Rosenblum ML, Levy RM, Bredesen DE, ed. AIDS and the nervous system. Raven Press: New York, 221-61. Dowling PC, Cook SD. (1981) Role of infection in GuillainBarre syndrome: laboratory confirmation of Herpes viruses in 41 cases. Ann Neurol 9 (suppl):44-5. Drew WL. (1988) Cytomegalovirus infection in patients with AIDS. J Infect Dis 158:449-56. Eidelberg D, Sofrel A, Vogel H et al.

The prognosis in AIDS is very poor, with median survival times of less than 6 months (So et ai, 1986, 1988). However, there may be an initial response to radiotherapy (So et ai, 1986, 1988; Louriero et ai, 1988). AIDS patients are also at risk of systemic nonHodgkin's lymphoma. These aggressive B-cell tumours are likely to present at an advanced stage, with extranodal involvement (Italian Cooperative Group for AIDS-related Tumours, The Neuropathology of HIV Infection 1988; Knowles et ai, 1988; Louriero et ai, 1988).

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