Ocular tuberculosis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

  title={Ocular tuberculosis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Rajesh B Babu and Sridharan Sudharshan and Nagalingeshwaran Kumarasamy and Lily K. Therese and Jyotirmay Biswas},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={142 3},
PURPOSE To present the clinical, histopathological, and molecular biologic findings in fifteen cases of ocular tuberculosis (TB) in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). DESIGN Retrospective, observational, noncomparative case series of HIV-infected patients with ophthalmic complaints and/or with advanced disease (CD4+ cell count < 200), seen between the years 1993 to 2005 at tertiary care ophthalmic and AIDS care hospitals. METHODS Each patient underwent a complete… CONTINUE READING


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