When is consultations with an ophthalmologist indicated in the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV)?

Updated: Jul 07, 2021
  • Author: Ricardo Cedeno-Mendoza, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Chorioretinitis may be observed in immunocompromised hosts.

In addition, consultation with an ophthalmologist is important in monitoring patients with HIV for opportunistic infections, especially patients with a CD4 cell count of fewer than 100 cells/µL.


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