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Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease

Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease: Introduction

Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease: Cytomegalic inclusion body disease (CIBD) is caused by infection from the cytomegalic virus (CMV), a type of herpes virus that can lie dormant after initial ... more about Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease.

Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease: An infection due to cytomegalovirus and marked by nuclear inclusion bodies in enlarged infected cells. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease is available below.

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Prognosis for Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease

Prognosis for Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease: Most people infected with CMV show no symptoms and have a good outcome. However, CIBD can be serious or even lethal to fetuses, newborns, transplant recipients, and immune-compromised people. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease (CIBD) Information Page: NINDS)

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Cytomegalic inclusion body disease (CIBD) is caused by infection from the cytomegalic virus (CMV), a type of herpes virus that can lie dormant after initial infection and then reactivate periodically throughout life. The virus causes enlargement of cells of some organs and the development of inclusion bodies- discrete masses of cellular material-in the cytoplasm or nucleus of these cells. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease (CIBD) Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease:

Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease, or a subtype of Cytomegalic Inclusion Body Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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