AIDS dementia complex

AIDS dementia complex: A brain disorder that occurs in people with AIDS that causes the loss of cognitive capacity, affecting the ability to function in a social or occupational setting. The exact mechanism by which HIV triggers the AIDS dementia complex has not been determined, but it may result from HIV infection of cells in the brain or from an ...
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AIDS dementia complex

<immunology> A frequent cerebral condition in people with AIDS that results in the loss of cognitive capacity, affecting the ability to function in a social or occupational setting. ... Its cause has not been determined exactly, but may result from HIV infection of cells in the brain or an inflammatory reaction to such infection. ... (09 Oct ...
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AIDS dementia complex

HIV encephalopathy.
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AIDS dementia complex

(ADC) Type: Term Definitions: 1. a subacute or chronic HIV-1 encephalitis, the most common neurologic complication in the later stages of HIV infection; manifested clinically as a progressive dementia, accompanied by motor abnormalities. Synonyms: AIDS dementia, HIV encephalopathy
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