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Research & Reviews  480 results

Cranial Base Pachymeningitis in Children: Beyond Tuberculosis.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Mesquita AL, Coutinho JVSC et. al.

Jan 15th, 2022 - Cryptococcal meningitis has clinical and radiologic manifestations similar to tuberculosis. A 12-year-old immunocompetent male developed cranial base pachymeningitis caused by Cryptococcus gattii infection. Although tuberculosis is the main cause ...

Cryptococcus neoformans in Association with Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus has Pro- (IL...
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Inflammation Souza HI, Pereira ABM et. al.

Jan 12th, 2022 - Cryptococcosis (caused, for example, by Cryptococcus neoformans) and allergic asthma (caused, for example, by Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) target the respiratory tract (the lung and bronchial epithelium). C. neoformans and D. pteronyssinus can ...

Simultaneous occurrence of accelerated nodulosis in lungs, liver, and kidneys, and acut...
BMC Pulmonary Medicine; Suzuki A, Morita S et. al.

Jan 6th, 2022 - Accelerated nodulosis (ARN) is a rare variant of rheumatoid nodules (RNs) that is characterized by a rapid onset or the worsening of RNs. It generally develops at the fingers in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) receiving methotrexate (MTX)....

Recurrent pulmonary cryptococcosis during chronic HBV infection: A case report.
Medicine Liu H, Shen S et. al.

Dec 18th, 2021 - Pulmonary cryptococcosis is one of the important opportunistic infections and has a wide range of symptoms depending on the underlying conditions. Here, we reported a case living with chronic hepatitis B virus infection who had a recurrent pulmona...

Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling: A Tool to Guide Efforts to Reduce AIDS-Related Mort...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Letang E, Rakislova N et. al.

Dec 16th, 2021 - Available information on the causes of death among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) remains scarce. We aimed to provide data on causes of death in PLHIV from two LMICs, Brazil and ...

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An Enhanced Package of Care to Reduce Reduce Mortality in Advanced HIV Disease

Oct 20th, 2021 - The study will be carried out in a population of HIV-infected adults with advanced HIV disease (CD4 <200 cells/µL) in Uganda. It will be a Randomized controlled trial, Phase III in Uganda over a duration of 5 years assessing 24 weeks survival with...

Making an Early Diagnosis of Talaromycosis Using a Novel Antigen Test

Mar 23rd, 2021 - This study aims to determine the diagnostic and prognostic values and the clinical impact of Talaromyces marneffei antigenemia (TmAg) in patients with advanced HIV disease using a novel enzyme immunoassay (EIA) detecting Tm-specific cell wall mann...

Early Versus Delayed Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in the Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis in Africa

Jul 18th, 2016 - Cryptococcosis is an invasive fungal infection caused by an encapsulated yeast. Cryptococcosis in humans is almost always caused by Cryptococcus neoformans. The advent of the HIV epidemic has lead to a profound increase in the number of reported c...

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News  24 results

Multiple Crusted Swellings on the Chin
Yashdeep Singh Pathania, MD, Gurwinder Kaur, MD

Jun 1st, 2021 - The Diagnosis: Cutaneous Cryptococcosis Histologic examination revealed infiltration of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue with rounded basophilic cells on low magnification (Figure 1A). On higher magnification, encapsulated yeast cells (cryptococ.

Anti-ICOS Antibody MEDI-570 Elicits Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory T-cell Lymphomas

Dec 20th, 2020 - The anti-inducible T-cell co-stimulator (ICOS) monoclonal antibody MEDI-570 showed clinical activity with durable responses, as well as acceptable safety and tolerability in patients with relapsed/refractory angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AIT...

Umbilicated Neoplasm on the Chest
Bo Li, MD, Xiangqian Li, MD et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2020 - Dermoscopy showed polylobular, whitish yellow, amorphous structures at the center of the lesion surrounded by a crown of vessels (Figure 1). Histopathology revealed hyperplastic crateriform lesions containing large eosinophilic intracytoplasmic in.

Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcosis in an Immunocompetent Iraq War Veteran
James V. Twede, MD, Kristopher M. Peters, DO

Dec 10th, 2018 - To the Editor: Disseminated cryptococcosis is a well-known opportunistic infection in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but it is not frequently seen as a primary infection of the skin in immunocompetent hosts. W.

When Is 'Sarcoidosis' Not Sarcoidosis?

Jan 13th, 2016 - Patient Profile A 46-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with a cough, and a chest x-ray showed hilar adenopathy. Mediastinoscopy was performed, and lymph node pathology revealed noncaseating granuloma. A diagnosis of sarcoidosi...

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