Corpus ID: 35851588

[Cryptococcal meningitis in pregnancy. Review of the literature. Report of 2 cases].

@article{Pereira1993CryptococcalMI,
  title={[Cryptococcal meningitis in pregnancy. Review of the literature. Report of 2 cases].},
  author={C A Pereira and Olga Fischman and Arnaldo Lopes Colombo and Ant{\^o}nio Fernandes Moron and Antonio Carlos Pignatari},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={1993},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          367-71
        }
}
  • C A Pereira, Olga Fischman, +2 authors Antonio Carlos Pignatari
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    Revista do Instituto de…
    1993
  • Medicine
  • Two cases of neurocryptococcosis were diagnosed during pregnancy in São Paulo (Brazil). Amphotericin B was used in the second trimester in one patient. The other, received amphotericin B during the first trimester of pregnancy and 5-fluorocytosine was added in the second trimester. In both, the pregnancy was uneventful and the fetus suffered no damage. The therapy used to treat pregnant women with cryptococcal meningitis is commented. The newborn follow-up is discussed. A review of the… CONTINUE READING

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