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CMV Retinitis

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Title:  CMV Retinitis
Author:  Stewart Walther
Date:  10/20/2010
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. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14777
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