Efficacy of Ganciclovir on CMV Retinitis Complication of Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Document Type: Case Report


Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.


Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a heterogeneous disease with different clinical phenotypes that is characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia, abnormal antibody response, and susceptibility to bacterial infections as well as severe viral infections and autoimmunity. Here we report a case of CVID with autoimmune hemolytic anemia presenting with blurred vision and cytomegalovirus retinitis which improved after treatment with ganciclovir.