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Medical Term:

reactivated toxoplasmosis in adults


Definition: a form of toxoplasmosis that may result in fever, encephalomyelitis, chorioretinopathy, maculopapular rash, arthralgia, myalgia, myocarditis, and pneumonitis. A lymphadenopathic form seems to be more prevalent in adults, and such people may manifest fever, lymphadenopathy, malaise, and headache; this form is frequently found in patients with AIDS.

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