Toxoplasmosis masquerading as a psychotropic side effect

S. F. Pariser, J. Zunich, E. R. Pinta

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When treating a patient with neuroleptics or tricyclic antidepressants, it is usually assumed that complaints of blurred vision can be ascribed to the anticholinergic side effects of these drugs. The authors present a patient treated with imipramine and trifluoperazine whose complaints of blurred vision led to the diagnosis of toxoplasma chorioretinitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-632
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Pariser, S. F., Zunich, J., & Pinta, E. R. (1978). Toxoplasmosis masquerading as a psychotropic side effect. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 39(7), 631-632.