Glyxambi
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 1876
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1995  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 69-72

Ocular lesions in AIDS: A report of first two cases in India


From Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Madras, India

Correspondence Address:
Jyotirmay Biswas
Vision and Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18 College Road, Madras 600 006
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 8818313

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Although 444 cases of AIDS have been officially registered till July 1993 from various parts of India, ocular lesions in these cases have not been reported. Till May 1994, ELISA test for HIV 1 and HIV 2 had been done in 12 cases of suspicious ocular lesions which include viral retinitis, endogenous endophthalmitis and active chorioretinitis. Two patients had seropositivity for HIV 1. Ocular lesions include subretinal yellow mass in the first case and cytomegalovirus retinitis and cotton-wool spots in the second case. These two patients also had several systemic infections which include tuberculosis in both and nocardia in one. To the best of our knowledge, these two cases are the first report of ocular lesions in AIDS from India.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed5199    
    Printed140    
    Emailed4    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 16    

Recommend this journal