"Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Infection of the retina by cytomegalovirus characterized by retinal necrosis, hemorrhage, vessel sheathing, and retinal edema. Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a major opportunistic infection in AIDS patients and can cause blindness.
- Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
- Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
- Retinitis, Cytomegaloviral
- Retinitis, Cytomegalovirus
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" by people in Profiles.
Samia L, Hamam R, Dbaibo G, Saab R, El-Solh H, Abboud M, Muwakkit S. Cytomegalovirus retinitis in children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Lebanon. Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Aug; 55(8):1918-21.
Moss HB, Chavala S, Say E, Miller MB. Ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in a patient with wild-type CMV in her plasma. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 May; 50(5):1796-9.
Borucki MJ, Spritzler J, Asmuth DM, Gnann J, Hirsch MS, Nokta M, Aweeka F, Nadler PI, Sattler F, Alston B, Nevin TT, Owens S, Waterman K, Hubbard L, Caliendo A, Pollard RB. A phase II, double-masked, randomized, placebo-controlled evaluation of a human monoclonal anti-Cytomegalovirus antibody (MSL-109) in combination with standard therapy versus standard therapy alone in the treatment of AIDS patients with Cytomegalovirus retinitis. Antiviral Res. 2004 Nov; 64(2):103-11.