Altered mental status in HIV/AIDS
- Mass lesion: toxoplasmosis, CNS lymphoma, brain abscess, metastatic tumor, cryptococcoma
- Other infections: bacterial meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, herpes simplex virus encephalitis, neurosyphilis, tuberculous meningitis, bacteremia
- Other: AIDS dementia, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, stroke, seizure, depression, metabolic, eg, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, uremic or hepatic encephalopathy
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