Image Challenge – March 5th

Question: What diagnosis leads to the retinal image seen below?

This picture is of the retina demonstrating CMV retinitis. There are several white dots with some degree of intraretinal hemorrhage in the setting of CMV retinitis, and over time if untreated there can be retinal atrophy.


Eong KGA, Beatty S, Charles SJ. Cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Postgraduate Medical Journal 1999;75:585-590.


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