Eye examination for early diagnosis of disseminated tuberculosis in patients with AIDS.

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Choroidal tuberculosis is present in 5-20% of patients with disseminated tuberculosis, and point-of-care dilated binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy eye examination can provide immediate diagnosis. In geographical areas of high tuberculosis prevalence and in susceptible patients (CD4 counts less than 200 cells per μL) detection of choroidal granulomas should… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00269-8

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@article{Heiden2016EyeEF, title={Eye examination for early diagnosis of disseminated tuberculosis in patients with AIDS.}, author={David Heiden and Peter Saranchuk and Jeremy D. Keenan and Nathan P. Ford and Alan Lowinger and Michael Yen and Joseph M McCune and Narsing Adupa Rao}, journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases}, year={2016}, volume={16 4}, pages={493-9} }