- Aug 2022
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- serious illness
- pregnant woman
- priority group
- United Kingdom
- birth complication
- congenital abnormality
- pregnancy complication
- May 2020
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- Nov 2017
The most common eye finding in congenital toxoplasmosis is the presence of chorioretinal scars, reported in 79% of patients. These scars may occur anywhere in the retina but with a higher incidence in the macula.
Ocular findings in Congenital Toxoplasomsis:
- 79% patients have chorioretinal scars *Scar may involve macula with significant decrease in visual acuity
- scar may involve periheral area with decreased acuity by dragging of macula
Chorioretinal scar in congenital toxoplasmosis
Other posterior ocular complications include:
- retinal attachment and active chorioretinitis in 10%
- Optic atrophy in 20%
- Other findings may include: cataracts, microphtalmia, microcornea, nystagmus.
Classic triad of findings in congenital toxoplasmosis includes:
- hydrocephalus, and
- intracranial calcifications.