HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders(HAND)

What is HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders(HAND)?

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders(HAND) meaning A range of increasingly severe central nervous system complications associated with HIV infection. HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) range from mild problems with memory, language, and reasoning to the more severe HIV-associated dementia (HAD). Related Term(s): AIDS Dementia Complex

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

Tags: ,