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Acute Cytomegalovirus Proctitis in an Immunocompetent Man After Receptive Anal Intercourse

Huth, R. Gordon MD

Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: March 2011 - Volume 19 - Issue 2 - pp 126-128
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3181eaf9e0
Case Reports

Gastrointestinal symptoms and pathology are unusual manifestations of acute or reactivation cytomegalovirus infection in the immunocompetent host. We present a case of an immunocompetent homosexual man who developed severe, ulcerative cytomegalovirus proctitis approximately 1 week after unprotected, receptive anal intercourse.

From the Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Residency Programs at Seton, Austin, TX.

Correspondence to: Robert Gordon Huth, MD, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Residency Programs at Seton, 601 E 15th St, Austin, TX 78701. E-mail: ghuth@seton.org.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.