AIDS Dementia Complex
AIDS dementia complex (ADC) can occur in people with AIDS. ADC results in changes in multiple neurologic areas:
- Cognition—the ability to understand, process, and remember information
- Behavior—difficulty performing daily tasks
- Emotions—may have personality changes and depression
- Motor coordination—the ability to coordinate muscles and movement
ADC is a common nervous system complication of late-stage HIV infection.
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Last reviewedSeptember 2013by Rimas Lukas, MD
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