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Neurologic Manifestations of HIV
Basal ganglia calcifications: on head CT, suggestive of pediatric HIV infection
Computed tomography (CT) scan of the brain of a 9-month-old girl with HIV infection and bilateral calcifications of the basal ganglia. This finding in an infant or young child strongly suggests HIV infection.
Pediatric AIDS Pictoral Atlas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative