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AIDS dementia complex

 

Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): AIDS dementia, HIV encephalopathy

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