Retinal manifestations of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS): cytomegalovirus, candida albicans, cryptococcus, toxoplasmosis and Pneumocystis carinii.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The ocular manifestations of 34 patients with the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), are reviewed. Cytomegalovirus retinitis was seen in 18 patients, cotton wool spots were observed in 11 patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; Fungal retinitis and Toxoplasmosis retinochoroiditis were each seen in 2 patients. A review of literature regarding AIDS is included.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Schuman, JS; Friedman, AH

Published Date

  • 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 103 ( Pt 2) /

Start / End Page

  • 177 - 190

PubMed ID

  • 6320505

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0078-5334


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England