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Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

Infection of the retina by cytomegalovirus characterized by retinal necrosis, hemorrhage, vessel sheathing, and retinal edema. Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a major opportunistic infection in AIDS patients and can cause blindness.
Also Known As:
Cytomegaloviral Retinitis; Retinitis, Cytomegaloviral; Retinitis, Cytomegalovirus
Networked: 617 relevant articles (44 outcomes, 51 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
2. Retinitis
3. Cytomegalovirus Infections (Inclusion Disease)
4. Infection
5. Retinal Detachment (Retinal Detachments)

Experts

1. Jabs, Douglas A: 23 articles (06/2013 - 01/2002)
2. Studies of Ocular Complications of AIDS Research Group: 9 articles (05/2011 - 03/2002)
3. Kempen, John H: 9 articles (09/2008 - 01/2002)
4. Thorne, Jennifer E: 8 articles (06/2012 - 05/2003)
5. Kuppermann, Baruch D: 7 articles (01/2010 - 01/2003)
6. Dunn, J P: 6 articles (06/2013 - 05/2000)
7. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis and Viral Resistance Study Group: 6 articles (04/2007 - 01/2001)
8. Van Natta, Mark: 5 articles (06/2013 - 10/2002)
9. Dix, Richard D: 5 articles (03/2013 - 03/2003)
10. Meinert, Curtis L: 5 articles (06/2012 - 03/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Cytomegalovirus Retinitis:
1. Ganciclovir (Cytovene)FDA LinkGeneric
2. FoscarnetFDA LinkGeneric
3. cidofovir (Vistide)FDA Link
4. valganciclovirFDA Link
5. Protease Inhibitors (Protease Inhibitor)IBA
6. dihydroxyphenylethylene glycolIBA
7. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
8. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals)IBA
9. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
10. GuanineIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
2. Intravitreal Injections
3. Injections
4. Retreatment
5. Transplants (Transplant)