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Cerebral Toxoplasmosis as the Presenting Manifestation of HIV/AIDS

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Author(s): Ayşe Oğuz-Ayarcı | Reşit Mıstık | Hicran Akın | Bahattin Hakyemez | Safiye Helvacı | Halis Akalın | Barbaros Oral

Journal: Klimik Journal
ISSN 1301-143X

Volume: 24;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 62;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Cerebral toxoplasmosis | HIV/AIDS.

ABSTRACT
During the course of HIV infection, opportunistic infections are common. Toxoplasmosis is an opportunistic infection that can cause encephalitis and intracerebral mass lesions in HIV/AIDS patients. We report a previously healthy 41-year-old man with balance disorder due to cerebral toxoplasmosis as the presenting manifestation of HIV/AIDS.