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What sort of disease is a cytomegalovirus (c.m.v.) infection?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 51 years experience
CMV: This is a virus with is very common and causes disease such as mononucleosus type diseases, serious lung or brain infections in some people who can't fight it because of suppressed immune systems. It is treatable with special antiviral antibiotics.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
CMViin retina: It can also cause a retinitis and vision loss in patients with a compromised immune system such as cancer patients or HIV positive.

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What kind of condition is cytomegalovirus (c.M.V.) infection?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 51 years experience
CMV: This is a virus with is very common and causes disease such as mononucleosus type diseases, serious lung or brain infections in some people who can't fight it because of suppressed immune systems. It is treatable with special antiviral antibiotics.

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