HIV-induced axonal polyradiculopathy most commonly presents as a cauda equina syndrome (bilateral lower extremity radiculopathic pain, flaccidity and hyporeflexia). Mild sensory changes with bowel and bladder dysfunction may also be present. This condition develops in immuno-compromised patients with CD4 counts less than 50 cells/mm3, and progression is rapid. The lumbosacral spine is more commonly involved than the cervical. Besides HIV, CMV, tuberculosis, syphilis, Cryptococcus and lymphoma can produce this syndrome. Treatment targets the offending pathogen.

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