Case reports on Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis is a disease which is related infection to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) that causes blindness. It is a serious viral eye infection of the retina. Retina is the light-sensing nerve layer that lines the back of our eye .This CMV is a full thickness retinal infection that can lead to retinal breaks and detachments.
It is mostly found in people with weakened immune systems such as “Newborn babies ,the elderly, those undergoing chemotherapy , recipients of organ transplants”. This CMV symptoms seems like floaters, flashes (photopia’s), blind spots (scotomata). Pain and photophobia are uncommon.