Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the finger complicated by meningitis: A case report and review of the literature

Claudia A Hawkins*, John P Flaherty

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Abstract

Cryptococcal osteomyelitis is rare. We present the case of an elderly immunosuppressed woman with cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the finger whose clinical course was subsequently complicated by meningitis. We highlight the important clinical, radiological, and pathological findings of this unusual case and review the available literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-347
Number of pages3
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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