Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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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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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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 140 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis as a Presenting Feature of Multisystem Disorder: Dyskeratosis Congenita.
 

Author(s): Swapnil Parchand, Adarsh Barwad

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;24(4):219-221.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is an opportunistic infection commonly seen in disorders that affect the immune system of the body such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and hematological malignancies such as leukemia/lymphoma or organ transplantation. The occurrence of CMV retinitis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cytomegalovirus retinitis and HIV: Case reviews from KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.
 

Author(s): R Hassan-Moosa, T Chinappa, L Jeena, L Visser, K Naidoo

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Retinal cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a common opportunistic infection and remains a significant contributor to visual loss in patients with AIDS. We highlight the poor outcomes of CMV retinitis in three HIV-infected patients who were initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART). ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 8 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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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 Dec 1969

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Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenovirus; Anesthesia; Anxiety; Anxiolysis; Autism; Autistic Disorder; Bacterial Meningitis; Bacterial Septicemia; Benzodiazepine; Bipolar Disorder; Bone and Joint Infections; Central Nervous System Infections; Convulsions; Cytomegalovirus Retinitis; Early-onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders; Epilepsy; General Anesthesia; Gynecologic Infections; Herpes Simplex Virus; Infantile Hemangioma; Infection; Inflammation; Inflammatory Conditions; Intra-abdominal Infections; Lower Respiratory Tract Infections; Migraines; Pain; Pneumonia; Schizophrenia; Sedation; Seizures; Skeletal Muscle Spasms; Skin and Skin-structure Infections; Thromboprophylaxis; Thrombosis; Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia; Urinary Tract Infections; Withdrawal; Sepsis; Gram-negative Infection; Bradycardia; Cardiac Arrest; Cardiac Arrhythmia; Staphylococcal Infections; Nosocomial Pneumonia; Neuromuscular Blockade; Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus; Endocarditis; Neutropenia; Headache

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2018

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