Disseminated toxoplasmosis in an immunocompetent patient from peruvian amazon : case report
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We report a case of severe toxoplasmosis in an immunocompetent patient, characterized by pneumonia, retinochoroiditis, hepatitis and myositis. Diagnosis was confrmed by serology, T. gondii in thick blood smear and presence of bradyzoites in muscle biopsy. Treatment with pyrimethamine plus sulfadoxine was successful but visual acuity and hip extension were partially recovered. This is the frst case report of severe toxoplasmosis in an immunocompetent patient from Peru.
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