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Peripheral Neuropathy 

Peripheral Neuropathy
Chapter:
Peripheral Neuropathy
Author(s):

Kathryn J. Elliott

, Justin C. McArthur

, and David M. Simpson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195399349.003.0042
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date: 17 June 2019

Peripheral neuropathies are the most common neurological complications associated with HIV infection. In the era since the introduction of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART), many patients on stable HIV therapy are free of opportunistic infections. However, at least one in two HIV-infected individuals will develop distal sensory polyneuropathy (DSP).

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