May 5, 2011
What are the symptoms of Cytomegalo virus retinis in HIV+ and why is it that difficult to get information about itAS IT IS A SERIOUS CONDITION AND i DOUBT THAT patients know about it.Dr.F.Booyens
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post and questions.
Cytomegalovirus is a common infectious complication among persons with advanced immunosuppression, including HIV/AIDS. Among HIV-infected persons, CMV can cause end-organ disease of the retina, brain and colon (among other sites). Fortunately, CMV is less common today in the high-income countries as it was before effective HIV treatment.
There is a wealth of information on CMV. Here's the link to TheBody.com's CMV resources list.
I hope that this is helpful. BY
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