Cerebral and ocular congenital toxoplasmosis complicated by West syndrome
André Omgbwa Eballe1, Augustin Ellong2, Marie Evodie Akono Zoua2, Lucienne Assumpta Bella2, Séraphin Ngeufack2, Jeanne Mayouego Kouam2, Justin Melong3
1Faculty of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Douala, Cameroon; 2Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon; 3Translation Unit, Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Abstract: We report a case of a child who presented cerebral and ocular congenital toxoplasmosis associated with West syndrome. He was seen and followed-up in the in patients pediatric and ophthalmologic units at the Gyneco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital of Yaoundé in Cameroon between July 2008 and February 2010.
Keywords: toxoplasmosis, West syndrome, Cameroon
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