Assessment of ocular toxoplasmosis patients reported at a tertiary center in the northeast of Iran

Assessment of ocular toxoplasmosis patients reported at a tertiary center in the northeast of Iran Int Ophthalmol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0764-3 ORIGINAL PAPER Assessment of ocular toxoplasmosis patients reported at a tertiary center in the northeast of Iran . . . Seyedeh Maryam Hosseini Elham Moghaddas Karim Sharifi Malihe Dadgar Moghaddam Seyed Aliakbar Shamsian Received: 7 September 2016 / Accepted: 23 October 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2018, corrected publication May 2018 Abstract in the northeast of Iran, between January 2013 and Purpose Ocular toxoplasmosis, which is caused by December 2015 were evaluated. The clinical features the single-cell parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is cur- and risk factors of 99 (20%) consecutive patients with rently the most significant cause of posterior uveitis in ocular toxoplasmosis were extracted. the world. No previous studies have described the Results Ninety-nine including 53 (53.5%) female prevalence and clinical features of ocular toxoplas- and 46 (46.5%) male patients with ocular toxoplas- mosis in the northeast of Iran. The purpose of the mosis were included in the analysis. Reduced vision current study was to address this gap. (77%) and floaters (15.2%) were the most common Methods In this retrospective study, the medical presenting symptoms. The age category that was most records of 488 uveitis patients who presented to the affected by ocular toxoplasmosis was 20–40 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Ophthalmology Springer Journals

Assessment of ocular toxoplasmosis patients reported at a tertiary center in the northeast of Iran

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
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Medicine & Public Health; Ophthalmology
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0165-5701
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1573-2630
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10.1007/s10792-017-0764-3
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Int Ophthalmol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0764-3 ORIGINAL PAPER Assessment of ocular toxoplasmosis patients reported at a tertiary center in the northeast of Iran . . . Seyedeh Maryam Hosseini Elham Moghaddas Karim Sharifi Malihe Dadgar Moghaddam Seyed Aliakbar Shamsian Received: 7 September 2016 / Accepted: 23 October 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2018, corrected publication May 2018 Abstract in the northeast of Iran, between January 2013 and Purpose Ocular toxoplasmosis, which is caused by December 2015 were evaluated. The clinical features the single-cell parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is cur- and risk factors of 99 (20%) consecutive patients with rently the most significant cause of posterior uveitis in ocular toxoplasmosis were extracted. the world. No previous studies have described the Results Ninety-nine including 53 (53.5%) female prevalence and clinical features of ocular toxoplas- and 46 (46.5%) male patients with ocular toxoplas- mosis in the northeast of Iran. The purpose of the mosis were included in the analysis. Reduced vision current study was to address this gap. (77%) and floaters (15.2%) were the most common Methods In this retrospective study, the medical presenting symptoms. The age category that was most records of 488 uveitis patients who presented to the affected by ocular toxoplasmosis was 20–40

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International OphthalmologySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 15, 2018

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