Isolated cerebellar toxoplasmosis as a complication of HIV infection

Isolated cerebellar toxoplasmosis as a complication of HIV infection

Author Pott, H. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Castelo, A. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Isolated cerebellar mass lesion is an uncommon presentation of toxoplasmosis. the authors report one rare case in a 50-year-old HIV-infected male patient who presented with clipped speech, gait ataxia and incoordination. the cerebellar toxoplasmosis was suspected based on imaging findings, despite the atypical location. This case highlights the need for a high index of clinical suspicion among HIV-infected patients with neurological manifestations and suspicious neuroimaging findings.
Keywords HIV
AIDS
AIDS-related opportunistic infections
cerebellar toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasma gondii
Language English
Date 2013-01-01
Published in International Journal of Std & Aids. London: Royal Soc Medicine Press Ltd, v. 24, n. 1, p. 70-72, 2013.
ISSN 0956-4624 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Royal Soc Medicine Press Ltd
Extent 70-72
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/ijsa.2012.012189
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000318203300014
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/35856

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