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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 164

Authors' reply


Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai - 600 006, India

Date of Web Publication17-Feb-2009

Correspondence Address:
Jyotirmay Biswas
Medical and Vision Research Foundations, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai-600 006, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.45518

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Dear Editor,

We appreciate the observations made by Grover et al , [1] in response to our article "Anterior segment manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)". [2]

We agree that the external photograph of the patient with facial skin lesions show more of maxillary herpetic lesions. Our intention was to depict a severe form of herpes zoster lesion in an AIDS patient. A more representative external photograph of herpes zoster ophthalmicus in a patient with AIDS is added with this reply [Figure 1].

We agree that dacryocystitis, basal cell carcinoma, chalazion, bacterial folliculitis, madarosis, stye, scleritis, episcleritis, complicated cataract are also documented as well as rare anterior segment/adnexal lesions seen in patients with HIV/AIDS.

We have intentionally excluded orbital lesions in our article as we had stressed on anterior segment and common adnexal lesions seen in patients with HIV/AIDS, especially in India.

 
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Chandravanshi S L, Rathore M K. Herpes zoster ophthalmicus or herpes zoster maxillaris? Indian J Ophthalmol 2009;57:163-4.  Back to cited text no. 1
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Biswas J, Sudharshan S. Anterior segment manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol 2008;56:363-75.  Back to cited text no. 2
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