Symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus


General information about symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus. Furthermore, symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus.

List of symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Infant Cytomegalic virus includes:

Symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus: CMV remains the most important cause of congenital (meaning from birth) viral infection in the United States. For infants who are infected by their mothers before birth, two potential problems exist:

  1. Generalized infection may occur in the infant, and symptoms may range from moderate enlargement of the liver and spleen (with jaundice) to fatal illness. With supportive treatment most infants with CMV disease usually survive. However, from 80% to 90% will have complications within the first few years of life that may include hearing loss, vision impairment, and varying degrees of mental retardation.
  2. Another 5% to 10% of infants who are infected but without symptoms at birth will subsequently have varying degrees of hearing and mental or coordination problems.

More symptoms of Infant Cytomegalic virus: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Infant Cytomegalic virus, underlying causes of Infant Cytomegalic virus, associated conditions for Infant Cytomegalic virus, risk factors for Infant Cytomegalic virus, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

1. excerpt from Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection: DVRD

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