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Congenital Toxoplasmosis

Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Introduction

Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Fetal infection with toxoplasmosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital Toxoplasmosis is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Complications

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Causes of Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Disease Topics Related To Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital Toxoplasmosis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to adverse fetal outcomes. See misdiagnosis of celiac...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Congenital Toxoplasmosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Clinical Trials for Congenital Toxoplasmosis

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Prevention of Congenital Toxoplasmosis

Prevention information for Congenital Toxoplasmosis has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Congenital Toxoplasmosis.

  • Avoid soil during pregnancy
  • Avoid cats during pregnancy
  • Avoid cat feces during pregnancy
  • Hygiene with raw meat during pregnancy
  • Avoid eating undercooked meat during pregnancy
  • more preventions...»

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Definitions of Congenital Toxoplasmosis:

Prenatal protozoal infection with TOXOPLASMA gondii which is associated with injury to the developing fetal nervous system. The severity of this condition is related to the stage of pregnancy during which the infection occurs; first trimester infections are associated with a greater degree of neurologic dysfunction. Clinical features include HYDROCEPHALUS; MICROCEPHALY; deafness; cerebral calcifications; SEIZURES; and psychomotor retardation. Signs of a systemic infection may also be present at birth, including fever, rash, and hepatosplenomegaly. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p735) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Congenital Toxoplasmosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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