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Incidence of Syphilitic Uveitis Increased in Patients With AIDS


Objective: To evaluate the annual incidence of syphilitic uveitis leading to hospital admission in the United States. Design: Retrospective, longitudinal study. Methods: This study was based on data from the National Inpatient Sample, a dataset that includes information from inpatient hospitalizations from 46 states. The database was queried to identify cases of syphilitic uveitis based on ICD-9 classification of diagnosis for syphilis and uveitis. The data were then analyzed to es more...
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