The most common ocular presentation of HIV infection. It is suspected to be due to either HIV invasion of vascular endothelium, immune complex deposition, or increased plasma viscosity. Findings include cotton wool spots, microaneurysms and hemorrhages. The disorder is the most frequent cause of impaired vision in HIV positive patients.

Also Known As

  • HIV Retinal Microangiopathy
  • HIV Microvasculopathy
  • HIV/AIDS Retinopathy