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Describe the disorder called an infection of the fetus with cytomegalovirus (c.m.v.).?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
CMV infection: Very rarely in pregnancy the fetus can get CMV infection. This infection rarely affect the baby. Worse case scenario could be some hearing problems and neuronal development.
Dr. Monica Shah
Neonatology 16 years experience
CMV infection: While congenital CMV infection in a baby is not common, it can be a very serious illness. Most infants with this disease are born without symptoms, but they can develop hearing loss, eye disease and possible neurological abnormalities.

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