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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000444734.39540.fc
Case Report

Ocular syphilis in a patient with HIV

Kurtz, Stephanie D. PA-C, MMSc; Rollin, Francois MD, MPH

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ABSTRACT: Patients who are HIV-positive and have ocular complaints may have ocular syphilis as coinfection with HIV and syphilis is common, and genital ulcerative diseases may facilitate HIV infection. Early treatment with IV penicillin can reduce the risk of vision loss.

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