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Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis in pregnancy: Using current evidence to inform management

Authors Nath, Guy E, Morrison A, Kelly SP

Published 16 December 2009 Volume 2009:3 Pages 657—662

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S6306

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Remin Nath1, Edward Guy2, Anne Morrison1, Simon P Kelly1

1Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Bolton Hospital, Farnworth, Bolton, UK; 2Toxoplasma Reference Laboratory, Singleton Hospital, Sketty, Swansea, UK

Abstract: Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis in pregnancy may create considerable patient anxiety and is a dilemma for the treating ophthalmologist. A case report highlighting this clinical issue is presented followed by a review of the literature. Consensus in relation to the management of toxoplasma retinochoroiditis in pregnancy is lacking and is discussed.

Keywords: toxoplasma, retinochoroiditis, pregnancy

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