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May 1984

The Macula in Ocular Toxoplasmosis

Author Affiliations

From the Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(5):697-698. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030553014

• Of 60 attacks of ocular toxoplasmosis, in 37 (62%) no apparent macular problems were demonstrated on inspection, in seven (12%) active retinitis was evident within 5° of the umbo, and in seven (12%) some evidence was shown of mild macular edema; severe edema, such as cystoid macular edema, was uncommon.