The use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has significantly reduced the incidence and progression of HIV-associated cryptococcosis. However, an early complication of HAART is the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), which may affect the CNS.Theauthors report a patient successfully treated for cryptococcosis and HIV who presented a late manifestation of IRIS. Neuroimaging aspects and management of CNS-IRIS in this patient are discussed in this paper.
Case Reports in Radiology. [Toronto]. Vol. 2013 (2013), Article ID 970141, 3 p.