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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