Cytomegalovirus retinitis following intravitreal injection of triamcinolone: report of two cases.

@article{Delyfer2007CytomegalovirusRF,
  title={Cytomegalovirus retinitis following intravitreal injection of triamcinolone: report of two cases.},
  author={M N Delyfer and Marie-B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Rougier and Jean Pierre Hubschman and Franck Aouiz{\'e}rate and J F Korobelnik},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={681-3}
}
CONTEXT Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis usually affects severely immunosuppressed individuals. However, some exceptional and isolated cases of CMV retinitis have been described in immunocompetent patients. METHODS We report two cases of non-immunodeficient patients seen in our institution over a period of 6 months, who presented with CMV retinitis a few weeks after an intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide. RESULTS Although the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the… CONTINUE READING

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