Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/24/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Cryptococcosis most frequently presents as subacute meningitis or meningoencephalitis (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]
    • Common symptoms include fever, malaise, headache, altered behavior, and mentation
    • Symptoms may be present for 2-4 weeks before diagnosis

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