Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

Common Name(s)

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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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

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

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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.

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 135 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus retinitis in a patient with secondary acute lymphosarcoma leukemia undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation: A rare case report: a care-compliant article.
 

Author(s): Ning Zhao, Lei Liu, Junjie Xu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(19):e6878.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a common opportunistic infection in immunocompromised patients, which may lead to blindness. CMV retinitis is not an uncommon infectious disease in patients with immune regulatory abnormalities, for example, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients. ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2017

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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

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Diagnostic Utility of Ocular Symptoms and Vision for Cytomegalovirus Retinitis.
 

Author(s): Yingna Liu, Alexander S Chen, Siripim Kamphaengkham, Prattana Leenasirimakul, Choeng Jirawison, Somsanguan Ausayakhun, Todd P Margolis, Jeremy D Keenan

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis remains a leading cause of blindness in countries with a high burden of AIDS. Although dilated fundus examinations are recommended for those with CD4 counts below 100 cells/μL, in practice only those with poor vision and/or symptoms are routinely referred ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in Three Pediatric Cases with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Case Series and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Sevliya Öcal Demir, Hande Çeliker, Ayşe Karaaslan, Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci, Gülşen Akkoç, Serkan Atıcı, Nurhayat Yakut, Emel Şenay, Haluk Kazokoğlu, Ahmet Koç, Mustafa Bakır, Ahmet Soysal

Journal: Jpn. J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Nov;69(6):534-538.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is typically diagnosed in patient with AIDS and those who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. However, it may develop in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have not undergone hematopoietic cell transplantation. To increase ...

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2015

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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

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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

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Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenovirus; Adrenal Insufficiency; Airway Swelling; Anesthesia; Anxiety; Anxiolysis; Autism; Autistic Disorder; Bacterial Meningitis; Bacterial Septicemia; Benzodiazepine; Bipolar Disorder; Bone and Joint Infections; Brain Swelling; Central Nervous System Infections; Convulsions; Cytomegalovirus Retinitis; Early-onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders; Edema; Epilepsy; General Anesthesia; Gynecologic Infections; Headaches; Herpes Simplex Virus; Hypertension; Infantile Hemangioma; Infection; Inflammation; Inflammatory Conditions; Influenza; Intra-abdominal Infections; Lower Respiratory Tract Infections; Migraines; Pain; Pneumonia; Prophylaxis; Schizophrenia; Sedation; Seizures; Skeletal Muscle Spasms; Skin and Skin-structure Infections; Stable Angina; Thromboprophylaxis; Thrombosis; Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia; Urinary Tract Infection; Withdrawal

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017

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