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Cryptococcemia resulting in an incomplete abortion in an HIV-positive patient.

Abstract:

Exotic infections and unusual presentations are the norm in immunocompromised patients. An unusual case of cryptococcemia resulting in a miscarriage is reported. This was the first presentation of the disease and the sentinel infection in the patient who was found to be HIV positive. Histological evaluation of the dilation and curettage specimen showed numerous typical organisms of cryptococcus present within the products of conception. There was a focal granulomatous response to the organism...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
The Canadian journal of infectious diseases and medical microbiology = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses et de la microbiologie medicale / AMMI Canada
Volume:
20
Issue:
3
Pages:
e97-e99
Publication date:
2009
EISSN:
1918-1493
ISSN:
1712-9532
URN:
uuid:020308f6-c181-4b64-befe-5efb3f5a2d36
Source identifiers:
122014
Local pid:
pubs:122014
Language:
English
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