Hydrocephalus in Toxoplasmosis

Figure hydr_9a_n.jpg: CT of a newborn with macrocrania. Asymmetrical dilatation of the lateral ventricles; the left ventricle is larger than the right one. Adjacent to the wall of the ventricles, subependymal calcifications which are typical for an acquired toxoplasmosis during the second half of pregnancy. Figure hydr_9b_n.jpg: 8.1-year-old boy with a congenital hydrocephalus due to an intrauterine acquired toxoplasmosis. Often, the eye(s) is (are) involved. In this case, old chorioretinitic focus in the periphery of the right eye.