What are the signs and symptoms of herpes zoster ophthalmicus in HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luca Rosignoli, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Acute tissue changes may include the following:

·       Eyelids: ptosis, edema, hemorrhagic necrosis

·       Cornea: pseudodendritic keratitis, stromal keratitis, disciform keratitis, neurotrophic keratitis

·       Iris/trabecular meshwork: iritis, iris atrophy, trabeculitis

·       Episclera/sclera: episcleritis/scleritis

·       Retina/choroid: necrotizing or non-necrotizing retinitis, vascular occlusion, choroiditis


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