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Type: Published Manuscript
Title: A neuropathologic diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in an older adult with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.
Authors: Hellmuth J, Milanini B, Masliah E, Tartaglia MC, Dunlop MB, Moore DJ, Javandel S, DeVaughn S, Valcour V
Year: 2018
Publication: Neurocase
Volume: 24 Issue: 4 Pages: 213-219
Abstract:We discuss the challenges associated with diagnosing neurodegenerative disorders in older adults living with HIV, illustrated through a case report where neurologic co-diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) are considered. The patient was followed and evaluated for over 4 years and underwent post-mortem neuropathologic evaluation. Further work is needed to identify diagnostic tests that can adequately distinguish HAND from early stage neurodegenerative disorders among older adults living with HIV and cognitive changes.

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