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Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.090.800
C01.207.205.300.800
C01.610.105.300.800
C01.610.752.250.800.250
C01.830.025.160.800
C10.228.140.116.800
C10.228.228.090.800
C10.228.228.205.300.800
Unique ID
D016781
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016781
Annotation
coord IM with specific brain disease (IM) or specific site (IM) if pertinent; congenital: coord IM with TOXOPLASMOSIS, CONGENITAL (IM)
Scope Note
Infections of the BRAIN caused by the protozoan TOXOPLASMA gondii that primarily arise in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES (see also AIDS-RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS). The infection may involve the brain diffusely or form discrete abscesses. Clinical manifestations include SEIZURES, altered mentation, headache, focal neurologic deficits, and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch27, pp41-3)
Entry Term(s)
Central Nervous System Toxoplasmosis
Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
Intracranial Toxoplasmosis
Neurotoxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis, Central Nervous System
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1966-1991)
Toxoplasmosis (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral Preferred
Neurotoxoplasmosis Broader
Toxoplasmosis, Central Nervous System Broader
Intracranial Toxoplasmosis Broader
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