WILLIAM H. MOSBERG JR., M.D.; JAMES G. ARNOLD JR., M.D.
Torulosis of the central nervous system has been known for more than half a century and has been reported from almost every country in the world. As early as 1861, Zenker107 reported the case of a man who died as the result of a fungus infection of the central nervous system. It is possible that the causative organism in this case was Torula histolytica. Von Hansemann101 in 1905 reported a case of meningitis in which small gelatinous cysts containing yeast cells were present in the meninges. In 1916, Stoddard and Cutler's monograph91 established the clinical and pathological picture of torulosis.
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MOSBERG WH, ARNOLD JG. TORULOSIS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM: REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND REPORT OF FIVE CASES(TORULOSIS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM: REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND REPORT OF FIVE CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:1153–1183. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-6-1153
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(6):1153-1183.
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