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Cytomegalovirus infection associated with ulcerative colitis in immunocompetent individuals.
  1. C. Rachima,
  2. E. Maoz,
  3. S. Apter,
  4. M. Thaler,
  5. E. Grossman,
  6. T. Rosenthal
  1. Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

    Abstract

    Gastrointestinal infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV) is usually found in immunocompromised patients and rarely affects immunocompetent subjects. We describe two immunocompetent patients who had primary CMV infection, and in both the disease was associated with ulcerative colitis. Both patients recovered from the CMV infection spontaneously.

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