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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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ASTRULLA SANTA CRUZ, Jean Paul; BLANCO CACERES, Boris A.  y  EROSTEGUI REVILLA, Carlos. VIH: VERTICAL TRANSMISSION AND NEUROLOGICAL SYNDROME IN INFANTS. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2009, vol.12, n.2, pp. 43-45. ISSN 2220-2234.

The epidemic of the VIH/SIDA stopped being a disease exclusively of homosexual to turn into a disease that attacks the human being without distinction of race, sex or age. The feminine sex is increasingly exposed to the infection and is capable of transmitting the VIH to her are if there is no a therapeutic intervention adapted in the period of gestation. They have been described three times in which the vertical transmission can happen: Transmission Intrautero, Transmission Intraparto, Transmission post divide route mother lactation. Inside the complications that mother presents the transmission - child of the VIH appear neurological alterations, these can be very marked and the first manifestation is a Franc detention in the evolution of growth, with it a notable delay is associated in the psychomotor and prompt development there are established the syndromes of the big routes, which express for: Inflexibility extrapiramidal, Ataxia, Pyramidal Syndrome. Let's sense beforehand the clinical case, of a childhood of 4 months of age positive VIH, transmitted of vertical form, with pneumonia associated with a protuberance with cephalic level in the frontal region. The same patient who was treated with happened of support and recovery.

Palabras clave : HIV; transmission; neurological syndrome.

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