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Revista Colombia Médica
Universidad del Valle - Facultad de Salud
ISSN: 0120-8322
EISSN: 1657-9534
Vol. 44, No. 4, 2013, pp. 232-235
Bioline Code: rc13044
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Revista Colombia Médica, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2013, pp. 232-235

 en Toxoplasmosis of the spinal cord in an immunocompromised patient: case report and review of the literature.
Rodríguez, Carolina; Martínez, Ernesto; Bolívar, Guillermo; Sánchez, Sandra & Carrascal, Edwin

Abstract

We, herein, describe an HIV-positive patient with toxoplasmosis of the spinal cord. We also carried out a comprehensive literature review of this topic, with emphasis on the diagnostic tools and therapeutic approach.

Keywords
Spinal cord toxoplasmosis; central nervous system; myelopathy in immunocompromised patient

 
 es Toxoplasmosis medular en un paciente inmunosuprimido: Informe de un caso y revisión de la literatura
Rodríguez, Carolina; Martínez, Ernesto; Bolívar, Guillermo; Sánchez, Sandra & Carrascal, Edwin

Resumen

Se presenta el caso de un paciente seropositivo para VIH con diagnóstico de toxoplasmosis medular en conjunto con la revisión de la literatura de los pocos casos descritos hasta la fecha, con énfasis en las claves diagnósticas y la aproximación terapéutica.

Palabras-clave
La toxoplasmosis de la médula espinal; sistema nervioso central; mielopatía en paciente inmunocomprometido

 
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