Tip 33b: congenital CMV

>90% infants with infection are asymptomatic but can still develop sensorineural hearing loss.

Other symptoms/signs are: IUGR, microcephaly,  thrombocytopenia, jaundice, hepatitis, pneumonitis, periventricular calcification, chorioretinitis and cataracts.

Reference: Rennie & Roberton’s Textbook of Neonatology, 5th Ed, 2005. London: Churchill.

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