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

Hanifatiyah Ali, Mohd Fairuz Ali, Nor Azita Ahmad Tarmidzi, Raja Nor Farahiyah Raja Othman

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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Syphilis
Primary Health Care
HIV
Eye Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Keywords

  • HIV
  • Homosexuals
  • Syphilis
  • Tertiary
  • Uveitis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Altered vision in MSM patient, diagnosis of ocular syphilis in primary care : A case report. / Ali, Hanifatiyah; Ali, Mohd Fairuz; Tarmidzi, Nor Azita Ahmad; Othman, Raja Nor Farahiyah Raja.

In: Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, Vol. 15, 01.01.2019, p. 85-88.

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Ali, Hanifatiyah ; Ali, Mohd Fairuz ; Tarmidzi, Nor Azita Ahmad ; Othman, Raja Nor Farahiyah Raja. / Altered vision in MSM patient, diagnosis of ocular syphilis in primary care : A case report. In: Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2019 ; Vol. 15. pp. 85-88.
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