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CMV esophagitis

  • Alternative Names

    Cytomegalovirus esophagitis


    Symptoms

    Symptoms include:

    • Difficult and painful swallowing
    • Low-grade fever
    • Mouth sores (oral lesions)

    Signs and tests
    • Blood and urine culture
    • CMV antigenemia
    • Cold agglutinins
    • Culture of cells obtained from an esophageal brushing
    • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with or without a biopsy