Introduction: With the increment in AIDS cases, the incidence in syphilis infections has increase, and the clinic manifestations have been diversified. Case report: We present a case of a 29 years old male with visual loss of 3 weeks of evolution in left eye. Ophthalmic exploration reveals moderate inflammation in anterior segment, vitritis and non occlusive retinal vasculitis in both eyes. Laboratory tests reveals positiveness for VDRL, FTA-ABS and VIH. Conclusions: The knowledge of infrequent manifestations of syphilis infection are transcendental for the adequate treatment of this patients.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Revista Mexicana de Oftalmologia|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2007|
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Garibay-Villarreal, A., Garza-León, M., Navarro-López, L. P., & Arellanes-García, L. (2007). Retinal vasculitis secondary to ocular syphilis in HIV-positive patients. Revista Mexicana de Oftalmologia, 51-53.