Dementia in HIV infection varies with the stage of the illness, whether or not it is being treated, and even the age of the person who is infected. Some symptoms that may occur with early infection may reverse with treatment; but any destruction of brain tissue (encephalopathy) is irreversible.
Review the resources below to learn much more about HIV/AIDS and related dementia.
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Description: This web page provides a detailed discussion of dementia associated with AIDS/HIV and its treatment. It also provides links to current research and supporting organizations.