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inflammation of the retina

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Incidence of cytomegalovirus retinitis in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Correlation between CD4+counts and prevalence of cytomegalovirus retinitis and human immunodeficiency virus-related noninfectious retinal vasculopathy in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Cytomegalovirus retinitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis being treated with combination immunosuppressive therapy.
Cytomegalovirus retinitis in immunosuppressed hosts: ocular manifestations.
Some immune-suppressed states, for example infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), can result in cytomegalovirus retinitis.
Other viral conditions such as cytomegalovirus retinitis and herpetic acute retinal necrosis are typically aggressive and unremitting, and resolution results in retinochoroidal pigmentary changes or retinal detachment.
Through the eye fundus findings an initial diagnostic impression of right eye cytomegalovirus retinitis was done.
Occurrence of cytomegalovirus retinitis after human immunodeficiency virus immunosuppression.
In the course of foscarnet use for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS, Jacobson et al.
Oral valganciclovir was as effective as intravenous ganciclovir for induction therapy in AIDS patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis in a recent controlled trial.
Since the 1999 guidelines, new or strengthened recommendations are offered concerning discontinuation of primary prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE), and disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease; and for discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis against PCP, cytomegalovirus retinitis, disseminated MAC, TE, and cryptococcal meningitis.
Table 1 Emergencies in HIV-infected people Emergencies related to HIV-therapy * Lactic acidosis * Abacavir hypersensitivity reaction * Indinavir-induced nephrolithiasis * Rash by NNRTI [right arrow] Maculopapular rash [right arrow] Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Emergencies related to opportunistic infections * Ocular emergencies [right arrow] Cytomegalovirus retinitis [right arrow] Varicella zoster * Pulmonary emergencies [right arrow] Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia [right arrow] Bacterial pneumonia * Central nervous system emergencies [right arrow] Cerebral toxoplasmosis [right arrow] Cryptococcal meningitis Emergencies related to immune reconstitution syndrome