The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 83, Issue 8, pp 852–854 | Cite as

Multiple Intracranial Aneurysms in HIV Infection

  • Sumeet R. Dhawan
  • Anju Gupta
  • Vivek Gupta
  • Pratibha D SinghiEmail author
Clinical Brief


Neurological findings in HIV are common and include cognitive impairment, microcephaly, nonspecific white matter lesions and seizures. Cerebral vasculopathy and stroke are uncommon and may be due to primary HIV vasculopathy or opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis and cryptococcal meningitis. The authors describe a 7-y-old boy who presented with severe headache and was detected to have aneurysmal bleed due to intracranial aneurysm.


AIDS Vasculitis Intracranial hemorrhage Subarachnoid hemorrhage 



SRD prepared the initial draft of the manuscript and was involved in management of the child, AG and VG were involved in management of the child and edited the initial draft and approved the final draft of manuscript for publication, PDS critically reviewed the draft and approved the final draft and will act as the guarantor.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sumeet R. Dhawan
    • 1
  • Anju Gupta
    • 1
  • Vivek Gupta
    • 2
  • Pratibha D Singhi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of RadiodiagnosisPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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