Translation of retinitis in Spanish:


retinitis, n.

Pronunciation /ˌrɛtnˈaɪdəs//ˌrɛtɪˈnʌɪtɪs/


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    retinitis feminine
    • Viral retinitis, a potentially sight threatening disease, is caused by herpes simplex virus, varicella zoster virus and cytomegalovirus 1.
    • Compared with acute retinal necrosis, progressive outer retinal necrosis is a more severe viral retinitis observed in immunocompromised persons, often in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
    • Annual testing will allow identification of children who have acquired CMV infection and might benefit from screening for retinitis.
    • Ganciclovir implants are effective in treating cytomegalovirus retinitis, a potentially blinding eye disease that affects people with AIDS.
    • The oral drug is indicated for use in immunocompromised patients for maintenance treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis.