Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/26/16 (What's New)

Summary

    Epidemiology
    • Diagnosis of CMV disease has declined markedly with the advent of ART[Holland 2008]
      • CMV end-organ disease occurs in patients not receiving or who have failed to respond to ART[Jabs 2000]
      • Retinitis accounts for 85% of CMV manifestations and is the leading cause of vision loss among HIV-infected individuals
    Clinical Presentation
      Diagnosis
        CMV-Associated Chorioretinitis
          Cytomegalovirus Gastrointestinal Disease
            Cytomegalovirus-Associated Polyradiculopathy and Ventriculoencephalitis
              Cytomegalovirus-Associated Pneumonitis
                Treatment of Cytomegalovirus
                  Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis

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