Intracranial Cryptococcal Infection in HIV Positive Patient


Cryptococcus neoformans is the most common fungal infection of the CNS. The majority of patients with cryptococcosis have preexisting immunodeficiency such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). CT and/or MRI of the brain only occasionally detects abnormalities specifically related to this infection. We report a case of MR appearance of central nervous system cryptococcosis in a 33-year-old HIV positive man.

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Billah, N. , Amil, T. and Chaouir, S. (2014) Intracranial Cryptococcal Infection in HIV Positive Patient. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 4, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2014.41001.

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