CMV-associated inflammatory pseudotumor
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common pathogen affecting the gastrointestinal tract in patients with AIDS.
CMV-induced pseudotumor in patients with AIDS is an exceptionally rare clinical entity.
CMV pseudotumor should be included in the differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal mass lesions in AIDS patients and in other immunocompromised patients.
The tumor often responds to antiviral therapy, but resolution of a CMV mass as a result of oral antiviral therapy has not been previously described.
- CMV-induced pseudotumor has been described in duodenum in patients with AIDS
Cytomegalovirus pseudotumor of the duodenum in a patient with AIDS: an unrecognized and potentially treatable clinical entity.
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