What conditions should be included in the differential diagnosis of toxoplasmosis?

Updated: Mar 08, 2019
  • Author: Murat Hökelek, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Other differentials in the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis include the following:

  • Other lesions caused by Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus species , Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Nocardia species

  • Mycosis fungoides

  • Pneumocystis (carinii) jiroveci pneumonia

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Bacterial sepsis

  • Syphilis

  • Tuberculosis

  • Tularemia

  • Acute HIV infection

  • Cytomegalovirus retinitis

  • Cytomegalovirus encephalitis

  • Cytomegalovirus ventriculitis

  • CNS tuberculosis

  • Disseminated tuberculosis

  • Leukemia

  • Lymphoma

  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

  • Acute retinal necrosis

  • Fungal endophthalmitis

  • Epimacular membrane

  • Intraocular foreign body

  • Uveitic glaucoma

  • Ocular manifestations of HIV

  • Ocular manifestations of syphilis

  • Anterior granulomatous uveitis

  • Anterior nongranulomatous uveitis

  • Fuchs heterochromic uveitis

  • Toxocariasis

  • Primary intraocular lymphoma

  • Pars planitis


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