What are the signs and symptoms of acute toxoplasmosis?

Updated: Mar 08, 2019
  • Author: Murat Hökelek, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Approximately 80-90% of patients are asymptomatic. Symptomatic disease may be characterized as follows:

  • Patients may have cervical lymphadenopathy with discrete, usually nontender, nodes smaller than 3cm in diameter

  • Fever, malaise, night sweats, and myalgias have been reported

  • Patients may have a sore throat

  • Retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymphadenopathy with abdominal pain may occur

  • Retinochoroiditis is reported


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