Font Size
A
A
A
...
10
...

Dementia Due to HIV Infection (cont.)

Outlook

Despite the widespread use of HAART, some people with HIV infection continue to develop AIDS dementia complex. Others do not tolerate HAART. For these people, the outlook is often poor. For many, the dementia worsens over a period of months until the person is no longer able to care for himself or herself. He or she becomes bedridden, unable to communicate, and dependent on others for care.

Medical Author:
Medical Editor:
Medical Editor:
Medical Editor:

Must Read Articles Related to Dementia Due to HIV Infection

Dementia
Dementia Overview Dementia is the loss of reasoning, memory, and other mental abilities. Dementia may be caused by irreversible as well as treatable causes. A variety of tests (b...learn more >>




Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Dementia Due to HIV Disease »

Physicians frequently encounter neurologic and psychiatric complications in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary