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Disseminated Cryptococcal infection in an immunocompetent host mimicking plasma cell disorder: a case report and literature review. Clin Case Rep 2015 May;3(5):319-24

Date

05/20/2015

Pubmed ID

25984313

Pubmed Central ID

PMC4427376

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.198

Abstract

Cryptococcosis is a potentially fatal fungal infection caused mainly by Cryptocococcus neoformans (CN) species and it rarely infects immunocompetent hosts. The outcomes are better only if the condition is suspected and diagnosed early and treatment is instituted.

Author List

Abid MB, De Mel S, Limei MP

Author

Muhammad Bilal Abid MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin