BACKGROUND: Ganciclovir can be used to treat a primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, however it can cause side effects.
CASE DESCRIPTION: We describe a 60-year-old immunocompromised woman with a primary CMV infection who was treated with ganciclovir. She developed an encephalopathy which resolved after discontinuation of ganciclovir.
CONCLUSION: A reversible encephalopathy as a side effect of ganciclovir.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Netherlands Journal of Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2016|