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Mini Review - Journal of Brain and Neurology (2023) Volume 6, Issue 3

Cryptococcal meningoencephalitis with cryptococcoma and gelatinous pseudocysts

Cryptococcal meningoencephalitis is a serious infection that affects the central nervous system, primarily in individuals with weakened immune systems. In rare cases, the infection can lead to the formation of cryptococcoma and gelatinous pseudocysts, abnormal growths that can cause a range of neurological symptoms. A recent article published in Teaching NeuroImage reported the case of a 43-year-old man with HIV who presented with cryptococcal meningoencephalitis with cryptococcoma and gelatinous pseudocysts. The article highlights the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis, as well as the need for careful monitoring and follow-up in patients with HIV infection

Author(s): Yoshikazu Yuki

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