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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 690598, 3 pages
Case Report

Role of Bedside Ultrasound in CMV Retinitis: A Case Report

1College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
2Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA

Received 11 October 2012; Accepted 30 October 2012

Academic Editors: L. Bojić, C.-C. Lai, and H. P. Wu

Copyright © 2012 Lauren Westafer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We present a case of retinal detachment diagnosed by emergency department bedside ultrasonography in a patient with CMV retinitis. The indications and findings of ocular ultrasonography are discussed.