DIAGNÓSTICO PRENATAL ECOGRÁFICO DE CATARATA EN UN CASO DE TOXOPLASMOSIS CONGÉNITA, QUINDÍO (COLOMBIA)

Translated title of the contribution: ECOCARDIOGRAPHIC PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS OF CATARACT IN A CASE OF CONGENITAL TOXOPLASMOSIS, QUINDÍO (COLOMBIA)

Ligia Alejandra Delatorre Cifuentes, Monica Estrada, Jorge Enrique Gomez-Marin

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Abstract

Introduction: the diagnosis of cataract by ultrasound
Prenatal care is a rare finding and
has reported even less frequently in cases of
congenital infections This report describes
a case of congenital cataract during an infection
by Toxoplasma in pregnancy. Prenatal studies
and postnatal confirmed the etiology.
Methodology: case study and literature review.
PubMed search was made of MEDLINE with the
Unrestricted terms: "ultrasound", "ultrasonography",
"Cataracts" and "prenatal".
Results: 43 references were found. Alone
one of the documents reported finding of
cataract by prenatal ultrasound in toxoplasmosis
congenital
Conclusion: the careful search for commitment
vision during the ultrasound study in toxoplasmosis
acquired during pregnancy should
be a key component of the sonographic study
during this infection
Translated title of the contributionECOCARDIOGRAPHIC PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS OF CATARACT IN A CASE OF CONGENITAL TOXOPLASMOSIS, QUINDÍO (COLOMBIA)
Original languageSpanish (Colombia)
Article numberVol. 61 No. 3 • 2010 • (267-272)
Pages (from-to)267-272
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia
Volume61
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 30 2010

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