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Acquired Toxoplasmosis
Miral D. Jhaveri, MD; James M. Provenzale, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Toxoplasmosis encephalitis (TE)
              • Definitions

                • Opportunistic parasitic infection caused by Toxoplasma gondii
                  • Most common opportunistic CNS infection in patients with AIDS

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          • Reporting Tips

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Gottumukkala RV et al: Imaging of the brain in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 23(5):275-91, 2014
                                            2. Ho EL et al: Central nervous system diseases due to opportunistic and coinfections. Semin Neurol. 34(1):61-9, 2014
                                            3. Masamed R et al: Cerebral toxoplasmosis: case review and description of a new imaging sign. Clin Radiol. 64(5):560-3, 2009
                                            4. Smith AB et al: From the archives of the AFIP: central nervous system infections associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(7):2033-58. Review. Erratum in: Radiographics. 29(2):638, 2009
                                            5. Batra A et al: Magnetic resonance evaluation of cerebral toxoplasmosis in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Acta Radiol. 45(2):212-21, 2004
                                            6. Pomper MG et al: Quantitative MR spectroscopic imaging of brain lesions in patients with AIDS: correlation with [11C-methyl]thymidine PET and thallium-201 SPECT. Acad Radiol. 9(4):398-409, 2002
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Pathology

                                                    • Clinical Issues

                                                      • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                                        • Abbreviations

                                                          • Toxoplasmosis encephalitis (TE)
                                                        • Definitions

                                                          • Opportunistic parasitic infection caused by Toxoplasma gondii
                                                            • Most common opportunistic CNS infection in patients with AIDS

                                                        IMAGING

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            • CT Findings

                                                              • MR Findings

                                                                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                        • Presentation

                                                                          • Demographics

                                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                              • Treatment

                                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                • Consider

                                                                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                    • Reporting Tips

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Gottumukkala RV et al: Imaging of the brain in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 23(5):275-91, 2014
                                                                                      2. Ho EL et al: Central nervous system diseases due to opportunistic and coinfections. Semin Neurol. 34(1):61-9, 2014
                                                                                      3. Masamed R et al: Cerebral toxoplasmosis: case review and description of a new imaging sign. Clin Radiol. 64(5):560-3, 2009
                                                                                      4. Smith AB et al: From the archives of the AFIP: central nervous system infections associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2008 Nov-Dec;28(7):2033-58. Review. Erratum in: Radiographics. 29(2):638, 2009
                                                                                      5. Batra A et al: Magnetic resonance evaluation of cerebral toxoplasmosis in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Acta Radiol. 45(2):212-21, 2004
                                                                                      6. Pomper MG et al: Quantitative MR spectroscopic imaging of brain lesions in patients with AIDS: correlation with [11C-methyl]thymidine PET and thallium-201 SPECT. Acad Radiol. 9(4):398-409, 2002