• AIDS
  • Caused by human cytomegalovirus, it occurs predominantly in people whose immune system has been compromised, 15-40% of those infected with AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leukemia AIDS Immunosuppressive chemotherapy Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV or CMV) is a DNA virus in the family Herpesviridae known for producing large cells with nuclear and cytoplasmic inclusions, CMV infects around 40% of the population worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
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  • The retinitis is detected with ophthalmoscopy as either a perivascular yellow-white retinal lesion frequently associated with retinal hemorrhage or as a focal white granular infiltrate, often without hemorrhage. (annals.org)
  • Often individuals with CMV retinitis will need surgery for either retinal detachment or intravitreal instillation of ganciclovir. (wikipedia.org)