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Neurologic Manifestations of HIV

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Basal ganglia calcifications: on head CT, suggestive of pediatric HIV infection

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Description

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.

Credits

Pediatric AIDS Pictoral Atlas, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative