[Central nervous system cryptococcosis in 10 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus].

Abstract

Central nervous system compromise is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in SLE. The clinical picture of cerebral cryptococcosis is non-specific and can be mistaken for lupic activity. A retrospective study was undertaken with 10 patients with SLE and cryptococcal meningitis compiled in a 23-year period. The most common symptoms were fever and headache… (More)

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