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Scand J Infect Dis. 2004;36(3):234-7.

Thrombotic microangiopathy and hypothermia in an HIV-positive patient: importance of cytomegalovirus infection.

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  • 1Department of Renal Transplantation, Necker Hospital, Paris, France. jean-philippe.rerolle@nck.ap-hop-paris.fr

Abstract

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a well-known frequent complication in HIV-infected patients. We report a case of thrombotic microangiopathy and severe hypothermia in a 21-y-old woman positive for HIV infection. CMV infection was diagnosed by PCR. The symptoms completely resolved after ganciclovir therapy which supports the role of CMV as a causative agent.

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