Intracerebral Hemorrhage More Common in HIV Patients

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ICH is more common in young, female patients with HIV than those uninfected.

This study explores the association between HIV infection and intracerebral hemorrhage, a distinct event from other cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events associated with HIV. 

Felicia C. Chow, MD, MAS, of the University of California San Francisco’s departments of neurology and epidemiology and biostatistics, and colleagues, compared rates of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in HIV-infected and uninfected individuals in a large clinical care cohort. The rate of ICH was 2.29 per 1,000 person-years in HIV-infected individuals compared with 1.23 per 1,000 person-years in uninfected individuals

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