BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr.02.2012.5905
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Cytomegalovirus retinitis with a CD4+T cell count of 147

  1. Chandrasekharan Rajasekharan
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Chandrasekharan Rajasekharan, drcrajasekharan{at}


A 34-year-old lady who defaulted highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), returned after 2 years with bilateral rapidly progressive blurring of vision of 6 months duration. Five months back she was diagnosed to have cerebral toxoplasmosis and was started on double strength trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole and HAART and she was continuing on the same regimen. Her CD4+T cell count was 147 …

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