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Cytomegalovirus Retinitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.725.270
C01.925.256.466.245.150
C01.925.325.270
C11.294.800.270
C11.768.773.360
Unique ID
D017726
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017726
Annotation
often an opportunistic infect in AIDS
Scope Note
Infection of the retina by cytomegalovirus characterized by retinal necrosis, hemorrhage, vessel sheathing, and retinal edema. Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a major opportunistic infection in AIDS patients and can cause blindness.
Entry Term(s)
Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
Retinitis, Cytomegalovirus
Previous Indexing
Cytomegalovirus Infections (1972-1993)
Retinitis (1972-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis Preferred
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