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Systemic Candida albicans infection with cerebral abscess and granulomas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6705321     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study reports the case of a 19-year-old Turkish woman who was suffering from a cerebral abscess and granuloma formation caused by Candida albicans. The diagnosis of her illness was established by cytologic analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid. Combined application of amphotericin B and 5-fluorocytosine cured the patient's disorder. Its remission was documented over a period of 2 years by the use of computed tomography.
H Wiethölter; A Thron; E Scholz; J Dichgans
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neuropathology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0722-5091     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Neuropathol.     Publication Date:    1984 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-11     Completed Date:  1984-05-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214420     Medline TA:  Clin Neuropathol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use
Brain Abscess / cerebrospinal fluid,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Candidiasis / cerebrospinal fluid,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Drug Therapy, Combination
Flucytosine / therapeutic use
Granuloma / cerebrospinal fluid,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
1397-89-3/Amphotericin B; 2022-85-7/Flucytosine

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