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Pneumonia, Cytomegalovirus
Carol C. Wu, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
            • Synonyms

              • Formerly known as human herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5)
            • Definitions

              • Cytomegalovirus
                • Member of herpesvirus family
                • Variety of disease manifestations
              • CMV pneumonia is serious cause of mortality & morbidity in immunocompromised adults
                • Patients with AIDS
                • Allogeneic stem cell transplant recipients
                • Solid organ transplant recipients
              • CMV pneumonia
                • Severe viral community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • Microscopic Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Cunha BA: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia: community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent hosts. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 24(1):147-58, 2010
                                  2. Ison MG et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in transplant recipients. Clin Chest Med. 26(4):691-705, viii, 2005
                                  3. Chan KM et al: Infectious pulmonary complications in lung transplant recipients. Semin Respir Infect. 17(4):291-302, 2002
                                  4. Kang EY et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in transplant patients: CT findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 20(2):295-9, 1996
                                  5. McGuinness G et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonitis: spectrum of parenchymal CT findings with pathologic correlation in 21 AIDS patients. Radiology. 192(2):451-9, 1994
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Abbreviations

                                              • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Formerly known as human herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5)
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Cytomegalovirus
                                                • Member of herpesvirus family
                                                • Variety of disease manifestations
                                              • CMV pneumonia is serious cause of mortality & morbidity in immunocompromised adults
                                                • Patients with AIDS
                                                • Allogeneic stem cell transplant recipients
                                                • Solid organ transplant recipients
                                              • CMV pneumonia
                                                • Severe viral community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Cunha BA: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia: community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent hosts. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 24(1):147-58, 2010
                                                                  2. Ison MG et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in transplant recipients. Clin Chest Med. 26(4):691-705, viii, 2005
                                                                  3. Chan KM et al: Infectious pulmonary complications in lung transplant recipients. Semin Respir Infect. 17(4):291-302, 2002
                                                                  4. Kang EY et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in transplant patients: CT findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 20(2):295-9, 1996
                                                                  5. McGuinness G et al: Cytomegalovirus pneumonitis: spectrum of parenchymal CT findings with pathologic correlation in 21 AIDS patients. Radiology. 192(2):451-9, 1994