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Toxoplasma abscess (gross anatomy)

A distortion and loss of the dark markings on the right subthalamus represent a toxoplasma abscess in a patient at autopsy. This patient presented with hemiballism as a manifestation of HIV infection. (Contributed by Dr. Avindra Nath.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Cerebral abscesses
  • Congenital toxoplasmosis
  • Encephalitis
  • Retinochoroiditis
  • Systemic toxoplasmosis