Ischemic maculopathy in zidovudine-induced anemia in an HIV-positive man

@inproceedings{Yoganathan2008IschemicMI,
  title={Ischemic maculopathy in zidovudine-induced anemia in an HIV-positive man},
  author={Kathir G. Yoganathan and Michael W Austin},
  booktitle={Clinical ophthalmology},
  year={2008}
}
Opportunistic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is common in severely immunocompromised HIV-positive patients. The retina is the commonest site of involvement with hemorrhages a prominent feature. CMV retinitis affects 40% of HIV positive patients who have CD4 count of less than 100 cell/mm(3), and in these circumstances clinicians are likely to consider commencing anti-CMV therapy without considering other causes. We report a man with HIV who developed bilateral retinal hemorrhages and ischemic… CONTINUE READING

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