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toxoplasmic

/toxo·plas·mic/ (-plaz´mik) pertaining to Toxoplasma or to toxoplasmosis.
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25) Pregnant women presenting with reactivated toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis are often concerned about the possibility of transmitting congenital toxoplasmosis to the foetus.
The toxoplasmic trophozoites causing acute toxoplasmosis are referred to as Tachyzoites, and are typically found in bodily fluids.
Acquired toxoplasmic infection as the cause of toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis in families.
In our patient, there was no contrast enhancement on T1 weighted images with hyposignal intensity which is a pathognomonic sign and helpful signs for the diagnosis of toxoplasmic encephalitis.
In human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)infected patients, the incidence of toxoplasmic encephalitis is closely related to the progression of immunodeficiency and a decrease in CD4 counts [17, 20], whereas restoration of immunity following highly active antiretroviral therapy markedly decreases this incidence [2].
While the differential diagnosis includes several non-neoplastic conditions--systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), toxoplasmic lymphadenitis, infectious mononucleosis, tuberculosis, and cat-scratch disease--the main diagnostic difficulty lies in distinguishing KFD from SLE and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, both of which feature characteristics that overlap with those found in KFD:
To the Editor: Many patients in Africa present with HIV for the first time when they develop an opportunistic infection such as toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE).
Twice-weekly maintenance therapy with sulfadiazine-pyrimethamine to prevent recurrent toxoplasmic encephalitis in patients with AIDS.
Common opportunistic infections which occur when a person has progressed to the final AIDS stage include pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma, tuberculosis, mycobacterium avium-intracellular infections, toxoplasmic encephalitis, cryptococcoses, cytomegalovirus infections, herpes simplex, and crytosporidiosis.
Diffuse toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis in a patient with AIDS.