Which clinical history findings are characteristic of HIV-associated retinal microvasculopathy?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luca Rosignoli, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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HIV-associated retinal microvasculopathy often is asymptomatic and transient, but it may contribute to the optic nerve atrophy seen in many of the patients. Common findings may include the following:

·       Cotton-wool spots

·       Intraretinal hemorrhages

·       Roth spots

·       Retinal microaneurysms


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