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Successfully treated candida sinusitis in an AIDS patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1972708     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An AIDS patient with a subdural empyema as a complication of candida sinusitis is presented. Clinical features resembled those of invasive aspergillosis or phycomycosis. Microbiological diagnosis was established by blood cultures, sinus cultures, and histopathological examination. An aggressive surgical approach first to the sinuses and then to the subdural space, together with fluconazole produced a satisfactory result.
C Colmenero; A Moñux; E Valencia; A Castro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1010-5182     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  1990 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-02     Completed Date:  1990-08-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704309     Medline TA:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM; X    
Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery, La Paz General Hospital, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications*
Candidiasis / complications,  drug therapy*,  surgery
Empyema, Subdural / complications,  drug therapy,  surgery
Ethmoid Sinusitis / complications,  drug therapy*,  surgery
Fluconazole / therapeutic use
Maxillary Sinusitis / complications,  drug therapy*,  surgery
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