Title: CMV Retinitis
Author: Stewart Walther
Keywords/Main Subjects: HIV; AIDS; Cytomegalovirus; CMV retinitis; Valganciclovir; Intravitreal antiviral therapy
Secondary CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Focal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation / Infectious Retinal and Choroidal Inflammation
Diagnosis: CMV retinitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male who is immunocompromised due to HIV/AIDS who presented with altered mental status and altered visual acuity in the right eye. He was diagnosed with CMV retinitis. A discussion of the CMV virus, its clinical course in the retina, etiology, and management of CMV retinitis is presented. Stagin of CMV retinitis is also discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds