Disappearance of white matter lesions on MRI and clinical recovery after initiating antiretroviral therapy in a case of HIV infection presenting as spastic paraparesis
作者: Anna Jamroz-WiśniewskaJacek JaworskiDorota SuszekMarzena JanczarekZbigniew StelmasiakKonrad RejdakHalina Bartosik-Psujek
作者单位: 1Department of Neurology, Lublin Medical University, Lublin, Poland
2Department of Rheumatology, Lublin Medical University, Lublin, Poland
3Department of Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Lublin Medical University, Lublin, Poland
刊名: Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska, 2014, Vol.48 (5), pp.378-381
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.pjnns.2014.09.004
关键词: HIVSpastic paraparesisPML
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)We present a case of a 30-year-old Polish female who presented with increasing for about 2 years spastic paraparesis and urinary incontinence. She denied any risky sexual behaviors, drug abuse, there was no history of surgery or blood transfusions. MRI of the brain showed diffuse, hyperintensive in T2, poorly defined lesions in the white matter. About 3 months later paraparesis increased and control MRI showed progression of previously described lesions. She was then diagnosed with HIV infection. There was a suspicion of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML) or vacuolar myelopathy in the course of HIV infection. Antiretroviral treatment was initiated leading, together with rehabilitation, to a progressive improvement of symptoms. Pathological lesions on brain MRI...
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