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How dangerous is cmv?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection.
However, pregnant mother becomes infected the first time, the virus infects her fetus. Sensorineural hearing loss and developmental delay are common sequelae following congenital CMV infection.

In brief: Depends

CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection.
However, pregnant mother becomes infected the first time, the virus infects her fetus. Sensorineural hearing loss and developmental delay are common sequelae following congenital CMV infection.
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Dr. Hasan Noubani
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Could be

CMV infection is a viral infection of the herpes family .
I t can be asymptomatic but it can be fatal if the patient is immunocompromised and it can cause congenital deformities if a pregnant mother got infected.

In brief: Could be

CMV infection is a viral infection of the herpes family .
I t can be asymptomatic but it can be fatal if the patient is immunocompromised and it can cause congenital deformities if a pregnant mother got infected.
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