SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.104 issue2Why prevent, diagnose and treat congenital toxoplasmosis?Ocular toxoplasmosis: the influence of patient age author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060


COMMODARO, Alessandra G et al. Ocular toxoplasmosis: an update and review of the literature. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 2009, vol.104, n.2, pp.345-350. ISSN 0074-0276.

Ocular toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of posterior uveitis worldwide. The infection can be acquired congenitally or postnatally and ocular lesions may present during or years after the acute infection occur. Current treatment controls ocular infection and inflammation, but does not prevent recurrences. We present a review and update on ocular toxoplasmosis and address misconceptions still found in the current medical literature.

Keywords : ocular toxoplasmosis; diagnosis; treatment and ocular lesions.

        · text in English     · English ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License