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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


Allergic Conjunctivitis as the Initial Ocular Manifestation of HIV in Young/Middle Age Patients [20-40YRS]

Dr. V. Haritha | Dr. M. Kiranmai | Dr. Y. Srinivasulu Reddy | Dr. Sudhakar.P


Abstract: ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS AS THE INITIAL OCULAR MANIFESTATION OF HIV IN YOUNG/MIDDLE AGE PATIENTS [20-40yrs] AIM To assess the incidence of allergic conjunctivitis as the initial ocular manifestation of HIV in patients aged 20-40yrs METHODS This was a retrospective case series analysis of 9 HIV positive young patients [20-40yrs], who presented with symptoms of itching, foreign body sensation, redness, pricking sensation of one or both eyes. Slit lamp examination revealed giant papillae/thickened tarsus-superiorly, limbal hyperplasia, superficial punctuate keratopathy on the cornea. None of the patients had past history of allergy. Majority of the patients had cd4 counts


Keywords: allergic conjunctivitis, HIV infection, CD4 count


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 1577 - 1579

Allergic Conjunctivitis as the Initial Ocular Manifestation of HIV in Young/Middle Age Patients [20-40YRS]


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Dr. V. Haritha, Dr. M. Kiranmai, Dr. Y. Srinivasulu Reddy, Dr. Sudhakar.P, "Allergic Conjunctivitis as the Initial Ocular Manifestation of HIV in Young/Middle Age Patients [20-40YRS]", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB15537, Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015, 1577 - 1579, #ijsrnet

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