Ocular Toxoplasmosis: A Case Report

Abstract

Report a case of a male patient with a macular scar compatible with ocular toxoplasmosis (OT) in right eye (RE) and review the relevant literature on this disease. A patient, who attended for a routine contact lens follow up, presented with amblyopic exotropia without any ocular disease. Best-corrected visual acuity of the affected eye was 20/40 with constant and mono-fixation exotropia. Ophthalmoscopic assessment revealed a macular scar compatible with OT. OT is the leading cause of infection in the posterior segment. Inactive cases could be asymptomatic and diagnosis requires a complete eye examination, providing a correct diagnosis and patient management.

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S. Ortiz, R. Martin and V. de Juan, "Ocular Toxoplasmosis: A Case Report," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2013.41001.

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