Retinose pigmentária associada à toxoplasmose ocular

Retinose pigmentária associada à toxoplasmose ocular


Célia Regina Nakanami,
Michel Eid Farah,
Maria Cristina Martins,
Walter Y. Takahashi,
Rubens Belfort Jr.


Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.57 no.5 São Paulo out. 1994


Six patients who had ophthalmologic findings of retinitis pigmentosa secundary to toxoplasmosis, were studied between july 1989 and july 1992. The patients were submitted to ophthalmic examination including fluorescein angiography, eletroretinogram and visual field. Serologic tests were also performed and were all positive.

The ophthalmoscopic findings showed retinochoroidal scars due to inflammatory process, bone-spiculs pattern, sclerosis of the retinal blood vessels and pallor of the disco The eletroretinogram was abnormal in the majority and absent in one of them and the visual field showed concentric contraction of the isopters.

All of the datas attested that these patients had retinitis pigmentosa secundary to ocular toxoplasmosis.


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