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European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
ISSN: 1304-3897
Vol. 3, No. 2, 2006, pp. 80-82
Bioline Code: gm06017
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2006, pp. 80-82

 en CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS AND PULMONARY CRYPTOCOCCOSIS IN A NON-HIV INFECTED PATIENT
Lekha Pandit, Amit Agrawal, Shalini Shenoy, Ganesh Kamath

Abstract

Pulmonary cryptococcosis associated with cryptococcal meningitis check for this species in other resources in non-HIV infected patients is an uncommon finding. We report a case of polymyositis who developed pulmonary cryptococcosis and cryptococcal meningitis while she was on long term oral steroids, treated successfully.

Keywords
AIDS, Cryptococcus meningitis, HIV, immunosuppressive therapy

 
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