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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome manifested as disseminated cryptococcosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3005387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 32-year-old male homosexual presented to the emergency department (ED) with the clinical picture of a nonspecific illness. While in the ED, he experienced a first-time seizure. Computed tomography (CT) showed an enhancing mass lesion. Antibacterial therapy was started and continued until a second lumbar puncture (LP), 36 hours after admission, showed distinct yeast forms. Subsequent institution of appropriate therapy did not prevent the patient's death. The cause of death was disseminated cryptococcosis secondary to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
G Pittard; D Seger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-04-09     Completed Date:  1986-04-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-9     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
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MeSH Terms
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications*
Brain Diseases / microbiology,  radiography
Colitis / etiology
Cryptococcosis / etiology*,  radiography
Cytomegalovirus Infections / etiology
Sarcoma, Kaposi / etiology
Skin Neoplasms / etiology

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