Headache in the HIV patient: a review with special attention to the role of imaging*

Authors

  • CB Graham III,

    1. Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri,
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  • FJ Wippold II

    1. Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri,
    2. Department of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine,F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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    The opinions and assertions contained herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the US Department of Defence.

FJ Wippold II, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical Center, 510 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63110, USA. Tel. +1 314 362 5949, fax +1 314 362 4886, e-mail wippoldf@mir.wustl.edu

Abstract

Headache is one of the most commonly encountered neurologically related complaints in HIV patients. The authors review the relationship between HIV infection and headache and discuss the role of neuroimaging in this select patient group.

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