Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Treatment | Clinical images | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: DeVilliers, P., Thakral, C. Cytomegalovirus (CMV). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityCMV.html. Accessed August 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Uncommon source of ulceration in immunocompromised patients; no other characteristic clinical features (eMedicine: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) [Accessed 13 April 2018])
- May occur anywhere in oral cavity
- Foscavir, ganciclovir or cidofovir
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Cells exhibit characteristic intranuclear and intracytoplasmic inclusions