Toxoplasma gondii Encephalitis

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Toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE)

Brain inflammation associated with toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Symptoms of Toxoplasma gondii encephalitis can include headache, confusion, muscle weakness, fever, seizures, and coma. Toxoplasma gondii encephalitis is a common complication of toxoplasmosis in people who are severely immunocompromised, including people with AIDS. In people with HIV, Toxoplasma gondii encephalitis is an AIDS-defining condition.

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