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Altered vision in MSM patient, diagnosis of ocular syphilis in primary care: a case report


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Ali, Hanifatiyah and Ali, Mohd Fairuz and Ahmad Tarmidzi, Nor Azita and Raja Othman, Raja Nor Farahiyah (2019) Altered vision in MSM patient, diagnosis of ocular syphilis in primary care: a case report. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 15 (1). pp. 85-88. ISSN 1675-8544; ESSN: 2636-9346

Abstract / Synopsis

There is a concern in the emergent of sexually transmitted diseases and its complication with the increase in the prevalence of men who have sex with men (MSM). Ocular syphilis is one of the conditions that is associated with high-risk patients especially in patients already infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This case reports an MSM patient who was diagnosed with concurrent HIV and ocular syphilis infections. The report focuses on the clinical presentation of ocular syphilis in HIV infected patients and its management in primary care.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Syphilis; Tertiary; Uveitis; Homosexuals; HIV
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2019 14:28
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 12:40
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/67253
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