Diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis.},
  author={D E Henderly and Lee Merrill Jampol},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  volume={4 Suppl 1},
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is the most common ocular opportunistic infection in patients with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), in whom it may cause loss of vision. The early diagnosis of CMV retinitis depends on patient awareness of often subtle clinical symptoms; screening examinations may be of benefit. Aggressive treatment of the… CONTINUE READING