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Cerebral and ocular congenital toxoplasmosis complicated by West syndrome

Authors Omgbwa Eballe A, Ellong A, Akono Zoua ME, Bella LA, Ngeufack S, Kouam JM, Melong J

Published 28 July 2010 Volume 2010:4 Pages 861—864


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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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