R. F. WETTINGFELD, M.D.; E. C. H. SCHMIDT, M.D.; C. F. NAEGELE, M.D.; A. A. DOERNER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Despite increased awareness in recent years of the variable clinical patterns of cryptococcosis, and its not infrequent association with other disease states, the diagnosis of this entity is still all too often not made until operation or autopsy. Although only 108 cases of cryptococcosis had been reported by 1946, Evans and Harrell1 compiled a total of 221 in their review of 1952. Since then, numerous additional cases have been described. The existence of systemic dissemination without central nervous system involvement, however, has been noted rather infrequently. The coexistence of tuberculosis has been described even more rarely. It is the purpose
WETTINGFELD RF, SCHMIDT ECH, NAEGELE CF, DOERNER AA. SYSTEMIC CRYPTOCOCCOSIS WITHOUT CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INVOLVEMENT: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:1259–1264. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-6-1259
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(6):1259-1264.
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