Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

Synonym(s) - Retinitis, Cytomegalovirus

Definition: 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.

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