Cryptococcal meningitis with accompanying recurrent cerebellitis in an immunocompetent patient.


Kaya S., Köksal I., Tosun I., Sarı A., Alioğlu Z.

Medical mycology case reports, vol.1, pp.127-9, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2012.10.006
  • Journal Name: Medical mycology case reports
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-9
  • Keywords: Cryptococcal meningitis, Immunocompetent, Recurrent cerebellitis
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

This report describes a 46-year-old individual with normal immune status and a clinical course marked by headache and nauseavomiting. He was diagnosed as having cryptococcal meningitis (CM) accompanying with cerebellitis. The interesting element was the observation of recurrent cerebellitis, never before reported in the literature for CM. He was successfully treated with antifungal and steroid therapy and discharged on day 330. (C) 2012 International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. Published by Elsevier B.V.