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Letters Herpes zoster ophthalmicus

Don’t forget HIV

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 14 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3621
  1. Kathir Yoganathan, consultant physician1
  1. 1Singleton Hospital, ABM University NHS Trust, Swansea SA2 8QA
  1. kathir.yoganathan{at}

    Lam and colleagues did not mention possible HIV infection in their 10-minute consultation on herpes zoster ophthalmicus.1 Herpes zoster may occur at any stage of …

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