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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 159-161

Cryptococcal sepsis in small vessel vasculitis


1 Department of Nephrology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, Kerala, India

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V N Unni
Department of Nephrology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi-682 026
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.70850

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While meningoencephalitis due to cryptococcus is well known in immunocompromised patients, disseminated cryptococcosis and cryptococcemia is rare outside the setting of advanced HIV infection. We report a case of disseminated cryptococcosis occurring in a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis on immunosuppressive medications.






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