What are the signs and symptoms of posterior segment ocular manifestations in HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luca Rosignoli, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Common presenting complaints include floaters, flashing lights, scotomas or other visual field defect, and decreased visual acuity. Presence of an afferent pupillary defect strongly suggests significant optic nerve involvement. Diagnoses often are based on clinical evidence seen on funduscopic examinations.

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