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An Infant with Hydrocephalus and Hepatomegaly

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Patricia Pichilingue-Reto*, Lara Pavageau, Venkat Kakkilaya, Naseem Uddin and Amanda S Evans

Dates: Received: 2022-06-21 | Accepted: 2022-06-27 | Published: 2022-06-29
Pages: 722-725


We report a histologic and PCR-confirmed case of symptomatic congenital toxoplasmosis in a premature infant with optic nerve atrophy and severe ventriculomegaly requiring ventriculoperitoneal shunt in the absence of cerebral calcifications. A significant risk factor in acquisition of this congenital infection was mother’s consumption of raw deer meat during pregnancy.

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Pichilingue-Reto P, Pavageau L, Kakkilaya V, Uddin N, Evans AS. An Infant with Hydrocephalus and Hepatomegaly. J Biomed Res Environ Sci. 2022 June 29; 3(6): 722-725. doi: 10.37871/jbres1503, Article ID: JBRES1503, Available at:

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