How is meningitis due to cytomegalovirus differentiated from aseptic HIV-associated meningitis?

Updated: Aug 24, 2017
  • Author: Gulshan Uppal, MD; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Cytomegaloviral infection usually presents as ventriculoencephalitis, with possible meningeal involvement, while aseptic HIV-associated meningitis appears as a mononucleosis-like illness and in rare cases is associated with encephalitis.

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