CMV Retinitis/ Before Treatment


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    • By Niloofar Piri, MD
      SSM Health Group, St Louis University
      Co-author(s): Henry J Kaplan MD, University of Louisville
    • Uploaded on Mar 13, 2015.
    • Last modified by Chayal Patel on Jun 3, 2015.
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    HIV, CMV retinitis
    Angela Anderson
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    Fundus photograph of the left eye of a 40-year-old Caucasian female with history of positive HIV test for 23 years. She has been off HAART therapy for the past 2 years and presented with decreased vision OS and upper visual field defect. On examination, she had trace cells in anterior vitreous , hemorrhagic retinitis which starts around the optic nerve and extending to inferotemporal arcade with secondary inferotemporal BRVO; in temporal periphery , she had granular pattern of CMV retinitis which is a manifestation of outer retina involvement.

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