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Cerebral vasculitis caused by Aspergillus simulating ischemic stroke in an immunocompetent patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18687566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although Aspergillus is widespread, clinically significant disease is rare in immunocompetent patients. We present a case of an otherwise healthy individual who developed cerebral vasculitis and stroke symptoms from Aspergillus, to raise awareness of this entity.
Authors:
Herlon Saraiva Martins; Thiago Rodrigo da Silva; Augusto Scalabrini-Neto; Irineu Tadeu Velasco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-08-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-31     Completed Date:  2010-09-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-600     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aspergillosis / complications,  diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Immunocompetence
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Paresis / etiology*
Stroke / diagnosis
Vasculitis, Central Nervous System / complications*,  diagnosis*,  microbiology

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