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Congenital cytomegalovirus infection : CT Scan

 History :

1 month neonate c/o convulsions


CT brain shows ventricular dilatation

Periventricular calcification is seen around both the lateral ventricles


The findings are typical of congenital cytomegalovirus infection

Extra Edge Information

What is TORCH infection?

Toxoplasma, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and herpes infection that typically affects newborn. 

Types of calcification as clue to diagnosis?

CMV – Periventricular, Toxoplasma – basal ganglia

Other features of CMV infection?

Hepatosplenomegaly, chorioretinitis

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection : CT Scan Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Monday, February 14, 2022 Rating: 5

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