William E Posligua

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Cryptococcus neoformans is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that causes a variety of diseases in immunosuppressed patients. We describe a patient with sarcoidosis and odynophagia admitted with a large retropharyngeal abscess. Aspiration showed budding yeast and culture identified C. neoformans, confirmed by D2 large subunit rRNA gene sequencing.
Because angiography provides only a 2-dimensional image, it is an imperfect tool for accurately evaluating left main coronary artery stenosis. Additional methods, such as fractional flow reserve evaluation and intravascular ultrasonography, are more frequently being used to gauge the physiologic significance of angiographically ambiguous left main coronary(More)
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