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By Nuno Pinto Ferreira
Hospital de Santa Maria
Co-author(s): Cidalina Ferreira, University of Lisbon, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
- Uploaded on Mar 2, 2016.
- Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Mar 3, 2016.
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- toxoplasmosis chorioretinitis, acute toxoplasmosis
- Nuno Pinto Ferreira, University of Lisbon, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
- Imaging device
Canon CR-2 Retinal Camera
- Fundus photographs of a 21-year-old woman with personal history of diabetes mellitus type 1. She presented to our emergency department due to left eye decreased visual acuity. A chorioretinal lesion located near the macula at the superior temporal vascular arcade was observed after left eye fundus examination. The patient was admitted in our department for investigation. Toxoplasmosis was assumed after clinical and serologic evaluation. Treatment was initiated with Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole and Clyndamicin with excellent clinical results and visual recovery. A - Shows the lesion at presentation with associated vitritis B - Lesion after two weeks of treatment C - Lesion evolution after one month follow-up D- Lesion after two months follow-up