Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report

  • Peyman Arasteh Research Committee, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran. AND Department of Master of Public Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Tannaz Eghbali Breast Diseases Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Ali Azimi Poostchi Eye Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Cytomegalovirus, Retinitis, Immunocompetent


A 25-year-old female known case of end-stage renal disease was admitted with chief complaints of headache, dizziness, and vomiting after undergoing her last dialysis seven days prior to her admission and gradual vision loss from 2 days after the onset of her headache. Ocular examination on admission revealed white conjunctiva in the left eye without a pupillary response to light. The ophthalmologic evaluation showed severe retinitis with no fundus change in the left eye. The high intraocular pressure was documented on multiple occasions reaching a peak of 45 mm/Hg. Based on the imaging of the left eye and the clinical presentation of retinitis, the patient was diagnosed with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.


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How to Cite
Arasteh P, Eghbali T, Azimi A. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 56(9):613-616.
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