Prevalence and Risk Factors for Developing Ophthalmic Manifestations in Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

There are 3.4 million HIV-infected children worldwide and reports suggest that every hour about 30 children die as a result of AIDS. Although pediatric HIV infection in developing countries is on the rise, developed countries have noted a decline. Ocular complications in adult HIV/AIDS patients are well-recognized. In contrast, there are few studies on ocular manifestations in children with HIV infection, mainly from North America and Africa. Having enrolled the highest number of HIV infected children of all studies published so far, we highlight the ocular manifestations in the era (Read more...)

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