Toxoplasmosis mimicking a brain abscess in an adult with treated scleroderma

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Abstract

Toxoplasmosis was found in a 41-year-old man whose presenting symptoms suggested the presence of a space-occupying cerebral lesion and meningitis. The diagnosis was confirmed histologically and serologically. Sulfisoxazole and pyrimethamine therapy resulted in resolution of the meningitis within 2 weeks, but no significant clinical change was otherwise observed. The pathology and epidemiology of similar cases are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-345
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1975

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  • Clinical Neurology

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