Congenital cytomegalovirus infection.

  title={Congenital cytomegalovirus infection.},
  author={P M Preece and K N Pearl and Catherine S. Peckham},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={59 12},
Clinical details of 50 infants with congenital cytomegalovirus infection identified in a prospective study are reported. The mean birthweight, gestational age, and head circumference of children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection were not significantly different from those of controls. Three (6%) had symptoms at birth--two neurological and one pneumonitis. In the first four months of life transient hepatosplenomegaly occurred in two infected children and six suffered interstitial… CONTINUE READING


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