Volume 10, Issue 3 (March 1986)                   Research in Medicine 1986, 10(3): 178-182 | Back to browse issues page

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Aalami-Gharavi A. A Case Study of Cryptococal Meningitis. Research in Medicine 1986; 10 (3) :178-182
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2560-en.html
DEpartment of Infection Diseases,, Labbafinejad Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (1631 Views)
A Case of Cryptococcal meningitis was diagnosed in a 22 year old Pigeon -fancier from Mazandaran prm ince of Iran (close to the Caspian sea). The patient was treated with systemic 5-nuoc􀀪 to,;in and amphotericin B together with intrathecal injection of ampho. B. Further investigations showed an abnormal reduction in the number ofT-lymphocytes, while humoral immunity was maintained in the normal levels. Complement fixation test detected the complement fixing antibodies of lgG group in the C S F. Clinical improvement and response to the antimycotics were evident from 50- 60th cla􀁇 of treatment, and total duration of treatment was 100 days. 
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 1986/02/28 | Accepted: 1986/08/25 | Published: 1986/12/12

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