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Table 2 Clinical presentation of 146 patients with HIV infection and seizure presented to Tikur Anbessa Specialize Hospital

From: Seizure in HIV-infected patients: clinical presentation, cause and treatment outcome in Ethiopia—a retrospective study

Symptom/sign Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Headache 111 76
Change in mentation 111 76
Fever 96 65.8
Focal deficit   
All types 75 51.4
Hemiparesis/plegia 44 30.1
MCN* deficit 9 6.2
Paraparesis/plegia 3 2
Monoparesis/plegia 3 2
Quadriparesis/plegia 2 1.4
Triparesis/plegia 1 0.7
Meningeal irritation sign 55 37.7
Papilledema 17 11.6
hemiballismus 2 1.4
  1. MCN multiple cranial nerve deficit