Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis in an immunocompetent patient: A case report
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus that can be consider as invasive infection after transplantation or chemotherapy, long-term corticosteroid users or in immunodeficient patients such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Different complications, were seen in immunocompetent patients but colitis rarely occurs. The diagnosis of CMV was based on pathology by colonoscopy, positive CMV antigen and high Cytomegalovirus Immunoglobulin M (CMV-IgM) titer serum samples and a good response to systemic gancyclovir treatment. We reported a 20 months girl with bloody diarrhea that her colonoscopy showed CMV ulceration.