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May 1974

Cytomegalovirus and Renal Vein Thrombosis in a Newborn Infant

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Park Medical Center (Dr. Vorlicky), and the departments of laboratory medicine and pediatrics,; University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(5):742-744. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110240128021

To our knowledge, this is the first report of renal vein thrombosis associated with cytomegalovirus infection in a neonate. Viral cultures, titers, and histologic findings support the clinical diagnoses, and there are possible etiologic relationships.