Movement disorders with cerebral toxoplasmosis and AIDS

Mov Disord. 1993;8(1):107-12. doi: 10.1002/mds.870080119.

Abstract

Movement disorders occur in some patients with cerebral toxoplasmosis with HIV-1 infection. Such movement disorders have not been described in patients with cerebral toxoplasmosis without HIV-1 infection. This report discusses their diagnostic features, aspects of management, and possible mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of the movement disorders.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis*
  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / drug therapy
  • Adult
  • Basal Ganglia Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Basal Ganglia Diseases / drug therapy
  • Cerebral Cortex / drug effects
  • Chorea / diagnosis*
  • Chorea / drug therapy
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • HIV-1*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pyrimethamine / therapeutic use
  • Sulfadiazine / therapeutic use
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral / diagnosis*
  • Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral / drug therapy

Substances

  • Sulfadiazine
  • Pyrimethamine