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AIDS Dementia Complex MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
AIDS Dementia Complex
Tree Number(s)
C01.221.250.875.049
C01.221.812.640.400.070
C01.778.640.400.070
C01.925.782.815.616.400.049
C01.925.813.400.070
C10.228.140.380.070
C12.100.937.640.400.070
C20.673.480.070
F03.615.400.050
Unique ID
D015526
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015526
Annotation
coord IM with HIV-1 or HIV-2 (IM or NIM) if pertinent
Scope Note
A neurologic condition associated with the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and characterized by impaired concentration and memory, slowness of hand movements, ATAXIA, incontinence, apathy, and gait difficulties associated with HIV-1 viral infection of the central nervous system. Pathologic examination of the brain reveals white matter rarefaction, perivascular infiltrates of lymphocytes, foamy macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp760-1; N Engl J Med, 1995 Apr 6;332(14):934-40)
Entry Term(s)
AIDS Encephalopathy
AIDS-Related Dementia Complex
Acquired-Immune Deficiency Syndrome Dementia Complex
Dementia Complex, AIDS-Related
Dementia Complex, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Encephalopathy, AIDS
Encephalopathy, HIV
HIV Dementia
HIV Encephalopathy
HIV-1 Cognitive and Motor Complex
HIV-1-Associated Cognitive Motor Complex
HIV-Associated Cognitive Motor Complex
NLM Classification #
WC 503.5
Previous Indexing
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (1983-1989)
Dementia (1983-1989)
Public MeSH Note
1990
History Note
1990
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/07/21
Revision Date
2021/06/30
AIDS Dementia Complex Preferred
HIV-1-Associated Cognitive Motor Complex Related
HIV Encephalopathy Narrower
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