CHARLES A. CARTON, M.D.
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In a previous review,9 the morbidity and mortality of cryptococcosis were discussed. It was shown that infection with the cryptococcus was usually fatal. Of approximately 220 published cases of the disease, 33 cases were alive at the time of their respective reports. Nineteen of these did not have central nervous system disease and, of this group, 13 appeared to have been completely cured; these included bone, scalp, skin, lung and nasopharyngeal lesions. On the other hand, of the 14 cases who were still alive with central nervous system disease, only one could be considered cured. This was the case
CARTON CA. TREATMENT OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CRYPTOCOCCOSIS: A REVIEW AND REPORT OF FOUR CASES TREATED WITH ACTIDIONE1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:123–154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-123
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):123-154.
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