HIV infection is frequently complicated by opportunistic infection or neoplasm of the CNS. Neurocysticercosis (NCC), a parasitic infection of the CNS, is the most common cause of epilepsy in the developing world and may present clinically as obstructive hydrocephalus. Stereotactic brain biopsy is at times necessary to determine or confirm the etiology of an HIV-associated CNS lesion or NCC. Ventricular shunting is occasionally required to relieve obstructive hydrocephalus associated with NCC. This chapter will review the epidemiology, clinical presentation, recommended evaluation and treatment of CNS infections associated with HIV infection and NCC.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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