Congenital toxoplasmosis associated with severe intracerebral calcification and West syndrome

Authors

  • Gopen Kumar Kundu Assistant Professor, Paediatric Neurology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka
  • Eva Rani Nandi Registrar, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Shaheed Shurawardi Medical College , Dhaka
  • Anamika Saha Paediatrician
  • Ahsan Habib Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka
  • Md Mizanur Rahman Professor & Head, Paediatric neurology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bmj.v43i3.26303

Keywords:

Toxoplasmosis, calcification, West syndrome

Abstract

Most children with congenital toxoplasmosis is an embryo foetopathy. It has been described all over congenital toxoplasmosis are developmentally normal1 but up to four percent die or have evidence of permanent neurological damage or bilateral visual impairment during the first years of age2,3 It is in this context that West syndrome can develop, and may be defined as a triad of menifestations infantile spasm and developmental delay and hypsrrythmic patern of EEG.4 Here this treatable and academic case, congenital toxoplasmosis & West syndrome was reported.

Bangladesh Med J. 2014 Sep; 43 (3): 165-167

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Author Biography

Gopen Kumar Kundu, Assistant Professor, Paediatric Neurology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka



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Published

2016-01-07

How to Cite

Kundu, G. K., Nandi, E. R., Saha, A., Habib, A., & Rahman, M. M. (2016). Congenital toxoplasmosis associated with severe intracerebral calcification and West syndrome. Bangladesh Medical Journal, 43(3), 165–167. https://doi.org/10.3329/bmj.v43i3.26303

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