Necrotizing Retinitis Secondary to Congenital Cytomegaloviru
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common cause of congenital and perinatal viral infections over the world. The incidence of congenital human CMV ranges from 0.3 to 1.0% of all live births, much as 10% of congenitally infected babies have indications of infection at birth. Although most of the neonates with congenital CMV infection are asymptomatic in the early period of life, some of them could develop neurologic complications such as microcephaly, hydrocephalus, mental retardation, a hearing disorder, chorioretinitis, and rarely finger anomalies. CMV retinitis in children may be seen in immunocompromising conditions including severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome after bone marrow or renal transplantation and chemotherapy.Here, we reported an unusual case which comprises a congenital necrotizing cytomegalovirus retinitis associated with severe combined immunodeficiency

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