Cytomegalovirus ureteritis as a cause of renal failure in a child infected with the human immunodeficiency virus

Brigitta U. Mueller, Karen Mac Kay, L. Bryan Cheshire, Peter L. Choyke, Brenda Kitchen, Brigitte Widemann, Philip A. Pizzo

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Abstract

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is common in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Hemorrhagic cystitis and tubulointerstitial nephritis have been recognized as complications of CMV infection, and these complications lead to hematuria and compromised renal function. We describe a case of CMV infection of the ureters in a child with vertically acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection; the child presented with severe suprapubic pain, and prolonged macroscopic hematuria and intermittent acute renal failure developed subsequently.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1040-1043
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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