Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a rare complication in kidney transplant patients with only
one other reported incidence. A 70-year-old female with a previous history of kidney transplant
began experiencing a decreased vision of her right eye and was diagnosed with CMV retinitis and
started on ganciclovir treatment. After completing the treatment, the patient has had no signs of
recurrence or any other complaints. There is only one other published case report of CMV retinitis
in a kidney transplant patient, therefore appropriate treatment and predictability of recurrence are
Keywords: Cytomegalovirus, retinitis, kidney transplant, diagnosis, ganciclovir treatment, CMV.
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