Background: Central nervous system (CNS) infections are important contributors to morbidity and mortality and the causative agents for ~50% patients are never identified. The causative agents of some CNS infections have distinct spatial and temporal patterns. Methodology/Principal findings: Here we present the results of a spatial epidemiological a...
La Revue de medecine interne
Opportunistic infections (OI) are uncommon in sarcoidosis (1 to 10%) and mostly occur in patients with previously diagnosed disease or can rarely be the presenting manifestation. The most common OIs are, in descending order: aspergillosis, cryptococcosis, and mycobacterial infections. Treatment with corticosteroids is the most frequent risk factor ...
Revue des maladies respiratoires
We report a case of pneumonia associated with necrotic mediastinal lymph nodes in an immunocompetent patient. The case report illustrates the difficulties in making a diagnosis in necrotic mediastinal lymph nodes and discusses strategies to optimize sampling. A 21-year-old immunocompetent woman was admitted to hospital with dyspnea and fever occurr...
Journal de mycologie medicale
Using local and literature data of the incidence or prevalence of fungal infections, approximately 1,000,000 (1.47%) people in France are estimated to suffer from serious fungal infections each year.
Cryptococcal meningitis is a mycosis encountered especially in patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and is fatal in the absence of treatment. Information on epidemiology, diagnosis and susceptibility profile to antifungal drugs, are scarce in Cameroon. Authors evaluated the diagnosis possibilities of the cryptococcal meningitis in Camer...
Revue de pneumologie clinique
We report a case of cryptococcal infection that underwent in a patient with a medical history of asymptomatic sarcoidosis. This finding seems to be not incidental. A 35-years-old female was referred to hospital for a community-acquired pneumonia with pleural involvement. A physical examination showed a pleural syndrome. Chest imaging showed a paren...
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