Clinical Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Induced Uveitis

Ophthalmology, 05/02/2012

Human immunodeficiency virus–induced uveitis should be suspected in highly active anti–retroviral therapy–naive, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–positive patients or in those in whom this treatment fails and who have anterior uveitis without any retinal lesions and exhibit no response to topical corticosteroids. The concurrent determination of HIV load in the intraocular fluids and plasma may clarify the cause of HIV–associated uveitis.

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