Cerebral mass lesions

Cerebral toxoplasmosis and primary central nervous system lymphoma are the most common causes of cerebral mass lesions, but other possible etiologies include Cryptococcus neoformans, tuberculosis, and pyogenic abscess. Tuberculosis and pyogenic abscess can occur at any CD4 count, whereas the other conditions normally present in patients with advanced HIV disease.

All these conditions are amenable to therapy in the short term, and therefore it is appropriate to admit patients to the ICU at initial presentation for management of respiratory failure due to rapidly progressive weakness or diminished consciousness due to raised intracranial pressure.

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