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A 24-year-old female, who is 10 weeks pregnant, presents to her primary care physician for evaluation of a cold. She wants to know if she is putting her baby at risk by being sick. Which of the following is the most common fetal infection?
A. Treponema pallidum
B. Rubella
C. Herpes virus type 2
D. Varicella zoster
E. Cytomegalovirus
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I would say its etiher HSV-2 or CMV,

but then I would HSV-2 for neonates and not for fetus, so I would also go for CMV.....
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I would say its etiher HSV-2 or CMV,

but then I would HSV-2 for neonates and not for fetus, so I would also go for CMV.....

just for a review guys, CMV is a ... dsDNA linear... part of TORCHES, and it causes:
1) sensrineuronal deafness 2) blueberry muffin spots 3) heart block 4) chorioretinitis.

and they look like Owl's eye
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just for a review guys, CMV is a ... dsDNA linear... part of TORCHES, and it causes:
1) sensrineuronal deafness 2) blueberry muffin spots 3) heart block 4) chorioretinitis.

and they look like Owl's eye
CMV can also induce Periventricular calcification
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