Tagged: pregnancy

Restless Legs Syndrome and Pregnancy

Epidemiology A possible relation between restless legs syndrome (RLS) and pregnancy was noted by Mussio-Fournier and Rawak in 1940.1 They reported the occurrence of a symptoms characterized by “pruritus, urticaria and paresthesias”of the lower...

Toxoplasmosis – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Basics Obligate intracellular protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii Most common latent protozoan infection Usually dangerous only in pregnancy or in an immunocompromised patient Description Acute self-limited infection if immunocompetent Acute symptomatic or reactivated latent infection in...