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BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.2006.108282
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Multiple ring enhancing lesions in brain MRI of a patient with AIDS

  1. Mohammad Tahir1,
  2. Chandan J Das2,
  3. S K Sharma3,
  4. Sanjeev Sinha3,
  5. U B Singh4
  1. 1
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  2. 2
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  3. 3
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  4. 4
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. dascj{at}yahoo.com
  • Published 18 February 2009

A 25-year-old woman presented in altered sensorium that developed after an episode of complex partial seizure 6 days ago. She had a history of low-grade fever, anorexia and weight loss for 6 months. She also had productive cough for 4 weeks. She was febrile and breathing fast. Her neck was supple and no meningeal signs were present. Deep tendon reflexes were hyperactive and fundus examination was normal. She had generalised lymphadenopathy.

Serum electrolytes were normal. Lumbar puncture was performed and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) opening pressure was normal. CSF examination showed increased proteins, normal …

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