Figure 3. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis, Central Portion of Retina

Figure 3. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis, Central Portion of Retina

This retinal photograph taken from an AIDS patient with cytomegalovirus retinitis shows an opacified, edematous retina (yellow) and hemorrhage (red); the retinitis involves the optic nerve head and extends adjacent to the macula along the retinal blood vessels. This lesion is considered an immediate sight-threatening lesion.

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