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Cytomegalovirus RetinitisAudio (En español)

Also known as: CMV Retinitis

Viral inflammation of the retina of the eye caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV). Symptoms, if any, include blurred vision, floaters, and blind spots. In people with HIV, CMV retinitis (with loss of vision) is an AIDS-defining condition.

See Related Term(s):  AIDS-Defining Condition, Cytomegalovirus, Opportunistic Infection, Retina