II. Types

  1. Peripheral Neuropathy
    1. Common complication at any stage
    2. Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) commonly involved
  2. Demyelinating Neuropathy
    1. Resembles Guillain-Barre
    2. Seen in early HIV
  3. Ascending sensorimotor Neuropathy with Incontinence
    1. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection
  4. Toxic Peripheral Neuropathy
    1. HIV Treatment with nRTI agents (e.g. DDI)

III. Management

  1. Symptomatic treatment
  2. Tricyclic Antidepressants
  3. Narcotic Analgesics (if needed)

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