Friday , 19 April 2019

A Case Report on Ocular Toxoplasmosis

S. Parveen1, M. Vishnu Vardhan2, D. Siva Sankar2, K. Anjineyulu2
1Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Santhiram College of Pharmacy, Nandyal, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India, Pincode-518501.
2Pharm.D, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Santhiram College of Pharmacy, Nandyal, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India, Pincode-518501.

A B S T R A C T
Report a case of male patient with chorioretinal lesions of ocular toxoplasmosis in right eye review the relevant literature on this disease. It is a non curable disease mainly caused by the parasite toxoplasma gondii. Primarily affects the retina and the most common ocular manifestation are chorioretinitis (inflammation of choroid) and posterior uveitis (inflammation of the posterior uveal layers) inactive cases could be asymptomatic and diagnosis requires a complete eye examination providing a correct diagnosis and patient managements.

Keywords: Chorioretinitis, posterior uveitis, retinochoroiditis

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