oa South African Medical Journal - Toxoplasmic encephalitis in South Africa : report of two cases

Volume 28, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



1. Two fatal cases of toxoplasmic encephalitis are descriptionbed. The first-a classical example of the congenital type-occurred in a European infant from Northern Rhodesia; the second-an example of the fulminating encephalomalacic type-occurred in a European child living on the Witwatersrand. 2. Attention is drawn briefly to the varied clinical forms which have been recorded in adults, especially the types which simulate tick typhus.

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