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Meningitis with papillitis, choroiditis, and hearing loss: an unusual presentation of cryptococcosis in HIV infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17195326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cryptococcosis is a common opportunistic infection in immunosuppressed patients. We present a case of cryptococcal meningitis with bilateral papillitis, multifocal choroiditis, and sensorineural hearing loss. The ocular manifestations present in this patient were unusual. The management of such cases poses a challenge because blindness and deafness can be the morbid sequelae.
Kadappa S Satish; Krishna R Murthy; Neha Yadav; Raghav A Murthy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The AIDS reader     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1053-0894     ISO Abbreviation:  AIDS Read     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-20     Completed Date:  2007-01-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206753     Medline TA:  AIDS Read     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  679-80, 682     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Chest and Maternity Centre, Bangalore, India.
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MeSH Terms
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / blood,  complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology
Choroiditis / etiology
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
HIV Infections
Hearing Loss / etiology
Meningitis, Cryptococcal / blood,  complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology
Papilledema / etiology

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