Case Reports in Clinical Medicine

Vol.2 No.6(2013), Paper ID 36330, 3 pages

DOI:10.4236/crcm.2013.26094

 

Isolated lumbar-4 vertebral cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent patient—A case report and literature review

 

Tanya Minasian, Omid R. Hariri, Casey Corsino, Dan E. Miulli, Saman Farr, Javed Siddiqi

 

Department of Neurosurgery, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, USA; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Clinical Orthopaedics & Neurosciences, Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Kaiser Permenante Medical Center, Fontana, USA
Department of Neurosurgery, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, USA; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Clinical Orthopaedics & Neurosciences, Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Kaiser Permenante Medical Center, Fontana, USA
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA
Department of Neurosurgery, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, USA; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA
Department of Neurosurgery, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, USA; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Clinical Orthopaedics & Neurosciences, Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, USA

 

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Minasian, T. , Hariri, O. , Corsino, C. , Miulli, D. , Farr, S. and Siddiqi, J. (2013) Isolated lumbar-4 vertebral cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent patient—A case report and literature review. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2, 348-350. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2013.26094.

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