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Optic neuritis and HIV-1 infection.
  1. B J Sweeney,
  2. H Manji,
  3. R J Gilson,
  4. M J Harrison
  1. Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine, University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, London, UK.


    A patient is reported who developed acute optic neuritis in the context of severe immunodeficiency associated with HIV-1 infection. The clinical, laboratory, and radiological features are described and the possible associations with syphilis, multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, and HIV-1 infection are discussed.

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