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Unilateral syphilitic perioptic neuritis in a patient coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1

By Medhat S T Basta, K Nathan Sankar and Margaret Dayan

Abstract

Perioptic neuritis caused by secondary syphilis is a rare ophthalmic manifestation in the HIV‐infected host. Early diagnosis and treatment of this condition is required to prevent further visual damage. We report a case of unilateral syphilitic perioptic neuritis in a patient coinfected with HIV‐1

Topics: HIV
Publisher: BMJ Group
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2659087
Provided by: PubMed Central
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