Acute acquired toxoplasma retinitis may present similarly to unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy

Douglas F. Lieb, Ingrid U. Scott, Harry W Flynn, Janet L Davis, Suzanne M. Demming

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Abstract

Purpose To describe a patient with acquired toxoplasma retinitis that shared similarities with unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy. Design Interventional case report. Methods Interventional case report. Results A 39-year-old woman presented with sudden unilateral vision loss in the right eye after a flu-like illness. She had retinitis involving the fovea, subretinal fluid, thickening of the retinal pigment epithelium, and a few vitreous cells; the retinitis resolved with antitoxoplasma antibiotic treatment. Conclusions Acute acquired toxoplasma retinitis may present similarly to unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)940-942
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume137
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2004

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Retinitis
Toxoplasma
Subretinal Fluid
Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Anti-Bacterial Agents

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Acute acquired toxoplasma retinitis may present similarly to unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy. / Lieb, Douglas F.; Scott, Ingrid U.; Flynn, Harry W; Davis, Janet L; Demming, Suzanne M.

In: American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 137, No. 5, 01.05.2004, p. 940-942.

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