Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

Common Name(s)

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" for support, advocacy or research.

Logo
The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" for support, advocacy or research.

Logo
The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

http://www.thestdproject.com/

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 131 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Frosted branch angiitis in an AIDS patient with cytomegalovirus retinitis.
 

Author(s): Feifei Mao, Jianhua Wu, Huiyu Sun, Qisheng You, Dan Li

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Nov;52():9-11.

 

A case of frosted branch angiitis in an AIDS patient with cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is reported. The use of PCR techniques for CMV DNA detection in intraocular fluid was helpful in this situation. The appropriate therapy was given promptly due to the timely diagnosis based on this assay.

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2016

Go To URL
Treatment outcomes of reduced-dose intravitreal ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus retinitis.
 

Author(s): Pitipol Choopong, Kamolporn Vivittaworn, Duanphen Konlakij, Somanus Thoongsuwan, Auengporn Pituksung, Nattaporn Tesavibul

Journal:

 

Cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) is one of the most common opportunistic infection in immunocompromised individuals. Intravitreal ganciclovir injection has been used successfully but no standard regimen was established. Risks of drug toxicity, endophthalmitis, and injection-related ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2016

Go To URL
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in a Patient Who Received Ruxolitinib.
 

Author(s): Joanna von Hofsten, Marianne Johnsson Forsberg, Madeleine Zetterberg

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(3):296-7.

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current and emerging antivirals for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis: an update on recent patents.
 

Author(s): Aswani D Vadlapudi, Ramya K Vadlapatla, Ashim K Mitra

Journal: Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov. 2012 Apr;7(1):8-18.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is the most common ocular opportunistic complication and a serious cause of vision loss in immunocompromised patients. Even though, a rise in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals seems to be a major factor responsible for the prevalence ...

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2012

Go To URL
Cytomegalovirus retinitis in Wegener's granulomatosis: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eckart Bertelmann, Anja Liekfeld, Uwe Pleyer, Christian Hartmann

Journal: Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2005 Apr;83(2):258-61.

 

To present the first case of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in a Wegener's granulomatosis patient on systemic cyclosporine A (CsA) therapy.

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2005

Go To URL
Cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
 

Author(s): K G Au Eong, S Beatty, S J Charles

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 1999 Oct;75(888):585-90.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is the most common intra-ocular infection in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), and a leading cause of AIDS-related morbidity. Untreated CMV retinitis in AIDS patients is a progressive and potentially blinding disorder. The diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2000

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infection; Hypertension; Pain; Reflux; Edema; Hyperlipidemia; Hypotension; Hypercholesterolemia; Sedation; Anxiolysis; Benzodiazepine Withdrawal; Bipolar Disorder; Autistic Disorder; Schizophrenia; Influenza Treatment or Prophylaxis; Acute Decompensated Heart Failure; Stable Angina; Life-threatening Fungal Infections; Nosocomial Pneumonia; Community Acquired Pneumonia; Acute Bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis; Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections; Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections; Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis; Complicated Urinary Tract Infections; Acute Pyelonephritis; Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections; Inhalational Anthrax (Post-Exposure); Infantile Hemangioma; Withdrawal; Inflammation; Bacterial Septicemia; Cytomegalovirus Retinitis; Herpes Simplex Virus; Adenovirus; Brain Swelling; Airway Swelling; Adrenal Insufficiency; Anxiety; Nausea; Vomiting; Convulsions; Muscle Spasms; Seizures; Epilepsy; Bartonellosis; Brucellosis; Cholera; Plague; Psittacosis; Q Fever; Relapsing Fever; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; Trachoma; Tularemia; Typhus Fever; Bronchospasm; Cardiac Arrest; Hypersensitivity Reaction; Cyanide Poisoning; Acute Bacterial Sinusitis; Bacterial Meningitis; Sepsis; Gastroparesis; Opioid Addiction; Migraines; Headaches

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

Go to URL