Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology

Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2008 / Article

Case Report | Open Access

Volume 19 |Article ID 614279 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/614279

Adam Hofmann, Gerasimos Zaharatos, Mark Miller, "Case Report and Review of the Literature: Toxoplasma gondii Encephalitis in a 40-Year-Old Woman with Common Variable Immunodeficiency and a New Diagnosis of Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia", Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 19, Article ID 614279, 2 pages, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/614279

Case Report and Review of the Literature: Toxoplasma gondii Encephalitis in a 40-Year-Old Woman with Common Variable Immunodeficiency and a New Diagnosis of Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia

Received25 Sep 2007
Accepted10 Apr 2008

Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii has been well-documented to cause central nervous system infections in immunodeficient patients. The present study describes a case of central nervous system toxoplasmosis in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency and newly diagnosed large granular lymphocytic leukemia, with a review of the literature for this association.

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