Ocular Complications Associated With HIV Infection

  • Authors: Patricia Pahk, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Ocular toxoplasmosis is caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii
  • Presentation in HIV-infected patients may be bilateral with single or multiple lesions, commonly with central nervous system involvement[Smith 2002]
  • Diagnosis is usually made clinically

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