Prenatal Treatment of Congenital Cytomegalovirus with Valganciclovir: a Case Report.

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Journal Article

Cytomegalovirus is the most common congenital infection and infectious cause of fetal anomaly and neurologic injury. However, treatment strategies for congenital CMV (cCMV) infection during pregnancy remain elusive. We report a case of hydrops fetalis secondary to cCMV infection with minimal sequelae after maternal and subsequent neonatal treatment with valganciclovir.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeNoble, AE; Saccoccio, FM; Permar, SR; Hughes, BL

Published Date

  • March 21, 2020

Published In

PubMed ID

  • 32198512

Pubmed Central ID

  • 32198512

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/cid/ciaa305


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States