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Title: Turning a blind eye: HTLV-1-associated uveitis in Indigenous adults from Central Australia.
Authors: Chew, Rusheng
Henderson, Timothy
Aujla, Jaskirat
Whist, Eline
Einsiedel, Lloyd
Citation: International ophthalmology 2018-10; 38(5): 2159-2162
Abstract: We describe the first two cases of HTLV-1 associated uveitis to be associated with HTLV-1c subtype infection. Case report. Uveitis was demonstrated in two Indigenous Australian men, both of whom had high HTLV-1c proviral loads in peripheral blood. Visual outcomes were poor in each case. Clinicians should be aware of HTLV-1c infection as a cause of uveitis in Australia, and HTLV-1 serology should be included in the basic uveitis work-up in HTLV-1-endemic areas.
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Journal title: International ophthalmology
Publication Date: 2018-10
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10137/7105
DOI: 10.1007/s10792-017-0659-3
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