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Electronic Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases ›› 2021, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (4): 361-367.doi: 10.19871/j.cnki.xfcrbzz.2021.04.022

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Research progress on HIV-associated sensory neuropathy

Chen Yao1, Han Yakun2, Wu Qiang2, He Renliang1,2   

  1. 1. The First Clinical College of Guangdong Medical University, Guangdong Zhanjiang 524023, China;
    2. Department of Anesthsiology, the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen, Guangdong Shenzhen 518112, China
  • Received:2021-07-10 Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-13

Abstract: Sensory neuropathyis a common complication in people living with human immunodeficiency virus. Currently, a great number of patients cannot get effective treatment due to the clinicians have insufficient understanding of the clinical manifestation and mechanism of HIV-associated sensory neuropathy (HIV-SN)and lack of treatment methods. This paper reviews the progress of the risk factors, mechanisms and treatment of HIV-SNin order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of HIV-SN.

Key words: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Sensory neuropathy, Wnt signaling pathway, Envelope glycoprotein