CMV Retinitis

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    • By Rahul Komati, MD
      University of Chicago
      Co-author(s): Dimitra Skondra, MD/PhD, University of Chicago
    • Uploaded on Jan 10, 2019.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Jan 11, 2019.
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    CMV retinitis in leukemia patient
    Condition/keywords
    cytomegalovirus (CMV), CMV retinitis
    Photographer
    Pamela Hulvey, University of Chicago
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Optos
    Description
    63-year-old male with history of plasma cell leukemia, presenting with photopsias and 20/25 vision. Fundus photograph shows superior area of retinitis, intraretinal hemorrhage, and vessel sclerosis. Retinitis regressed with systemic valganciclovir and 5 intravitreal foscarnet injections over 3 weeks.

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