Appendix
Appendicitis
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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Definition / General
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Definition / General
  • Seen in immunocompromised patients, especially patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Immunohistochemistry, PCR, and CMV serologies helpful in diagnosis (Infect Dis Clin North Am 2010;24:995)