Definition: A herpesvirus infection caused by Cytomegalovirus. Healthy individuals generally do not produce symptoms. However, the infection may be life-threatening in affected immunocompromised patients. The virus may cause retinitis, esophagitis, gastritis, and colitis. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of intranuclear inclusion bodies.
Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): CMV disease, CMV infection, cytomegalovirus infection, CMV infections, Cytomegalovirus disease, Cytomegalovirus Infections