European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 149, Issue 4, pp 261–262 | Cite as

Congenitial cytomegalovirus infection in a twin pregnancy: A case report

  • J. J. Duvekot
  • B. A. M. Theewes
  • J. M. Wesdorp
  • F. J. M. E. Roumen
  • P. X. J. M. Bouckaert
Infectious Diseases


A case of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a twin pregnancy is described, causing neonatal death in one of the infants whereas the other survived without major complications. The possible mechanisms involved are discussed.

Key words

Cytomegalovirus Infection Congenital Twins 


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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Duvekot
    • 1
  • B. A. M. Theewes
    • 2
  • J. M. Wesdorp
    • 2
  • F. J. M. E. Roumen
    • 3
  • P. X. J. M. Bouckaert
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Gynaecology and ObstetricsAcademic Hospital MaastrichtMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Paediatrics and NeonatologyAcademic Hospital MaastrichtMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Gynaecology and ObstetricsSint Elisabeth ClinicHeerlenThe Netherlands

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