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What birth defects are common are common with congenital cytomegalovirus infections?
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Retina damage
Damage to the retina from inflammation and scar tissue formation.

In brief: Retina damage
Damage to the retina from inflammation and scar tissue formation.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Varies
The intensity of fetal damage varies somewhat with the timing of the mother/baby infection.
Earlier infections can cause stillbirth, brain damage, major organ swelling & affect vision. Late in pregnancy the infection may go unnoticed initially but lead to progressive hearing loss within months or years.

In brief: Varies
The intensity of fetal damage varies somewhat with the timing of the mother/baby infection.
Earlier infections can cause stillbirth, brain damage, major organ swelling & affect vision. Late in pregnancy the infection may go unnoticed initially but lead to progressive hearing loss within months or years.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: 10 %
Only 10% of infants born with CMV have symptoms.
They include small birth weight, small head, seizures, jaundice, and liver or spleen enlargement.

In brief: 10 %
Only 10% of infants born with CMV have symptoms.
They include small birth weight, small head, seizures, jaundice, and liver or spleen enlargement.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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