Congenital And Perinatal Cytomegalovirus (Cmv)

A cytomegalovirus infection can be acquired before birth or perinatal and is the most common congenital viral infection. Findings at birth, if any, growth retardation, premature birth, microcephaly, jaundice, petechiae, hepatosplenomegaly, periventricular calcifications, chorioretinitis, pneumonitis, hepatitis and sensorineural hearing loss can be. When babies fall ill at a later date, pneumonia, hepatosplenomegaly, hepatitis, thrombocytopenia, sepsis-like syndrome and atypical lymphocytosis can be among the symptoms. A diagnosis of neonatal infection is…

September 3, 2018
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