Unilateral recurrent acute retinal necrosis syndrome caused by cytomegalovirus in an immune-competent adult.

@article{Voros2006UnilateralRA,
  title={Unilateral recurrent acute retinal necrosis syndrome caused by cytomegalovirus in an immune-competent adult.},
  author={Gerasimos M Voros and Renu Pandit and Marsha Snow and Philip G. Griffiths},
  journal={European journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={484-6}
}
PURPOSE To report an immune-competent patient with unilateral recurrent acute retinal necrosis syndrome caused by cytomegalovirus, and to highlight the importance of diagnostic vitreous biopsy and specific antiviral therapy in this condition. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 75-year-old man with good general health had two episodes of acute retinal necrosis syndrome affecting his left eye. Vitreous biopsy was performed in each episode, and polymerase chain reaction analysis on the vitreous… CONTINUE READING
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