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Brain atrophy: generalized, in an 8-year-old HIV-infected boy

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Pediatric AIDS Pictoral Atlas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative

Description

Computed tomography (CT) scan of the brain of an 8-year-old boy with HIV infection and generalized brain atrophy. Cerebral atrophy is observed commonly among children with HIV-associated encephalopathy, but it also may be observed among children who are normal neurologically and developmentally.