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ret·i·ni·tis

 (rĕt′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the retina.

retinitis

(ˌrɛtɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the retina
[C20: from New Latin, from retina + -itis]

ret•i•ni•tis

(ˌrɛt nˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the retina.
[1860–65]

retinitis

Inflammation of the retina.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinitis - inflammation of the retina
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
chorioretinitis - inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina
Translations

ret·i·ni·tis

n. retinitis, infl. de la retina.

retinitis

n retinitis f; — pigmentosa retinitis pigmentosa
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5] However, the introduction of ART has resulted in a precipitous decline in CMV retinitis infections, which is particularly evident in the developed world.
3] CMV retinitis is known to occur in immunocompromised adults, affecting up to 30% of HIV-positive adults and 5% of immunocompromised children.
Four patients were initiated to ART following diagnosis of ocular lesions, three patients for CMV retinitis and one for Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis.
We report a case of CMV retinitis in an HIV-positive patient who developed it as a WHO clinical stage 4 condition representing clinical failure along with dramatic decrease in CD4 count due to immunological failure on failing first-line HAART.
The mean CD4-count of patients with posterior segment lesions like CMV retinitis (93.
Two case series explore common complications of advanced HIV disease, including CMV retinitis (Laher), suggesting reasonable outcomes despite the absence of systemic therapy, and Pneumocystis pneumonia (Shaddock), providing evidence for lung fibrosis in individuals with advanced disease requiring ventilation.
4%) had CMV retinitis with increased prevalence in group A (5.
CMV retinitis is associated with a high mortality [3].
For patients who have failed or are intolerant to standard therapy, cidofovir may be an effective alternative as it has been used with success in CMV retinitis (14).
The loss of CMV-specific CD27(-) T-cell effectors in a patient with recurrences of CMV retinitis is independent of HIV-1 vitamin.
Of the two types of immune reconstitution--related CMV, the more benign form occurs within weeks after initiating HAART in patients with existing CMV retinitis that may be inactive.
The more benign infection occurs within weeks after initiating HAART in patients with existing CMV retinitis that may be inactive.