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.
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