Case report. Cutaneous cryptococcosis in a patient with systemic erythematous lupus.

@article{Ramos2001CaseRC,
  title={Case report. Cutaneous cryptococcosis in a patient with systemic erythematous lupus.},
  author={Lisboa Ramos and Cristina Barrena L{\'o}pez and Carmen Cecilia Rivera G{\'o}mez and Sebasti{\'a}n Alfonso Mathurin and Antonio Eito Mateo},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 9-10},
  pages={
          419-21
        }
}
The first case of a cutaneous cryptococcosis associated with systemic erythematous lupus (SLE) diagnosed in our Mycology Reference Centre is presented: a 24-year-old female patient diagnosed with SLE, nephrotic syndrome, arterial hypertension, renal insufficiency due to glomerulonephritis type IV and cellulitis in the right thigh and gluteus. Cryptococcus neoformans was isolated by cutaneous biopsy and haemoculture. Cryptococcal antigen was detected in serum by the latex agglutination test. As… CONTINUE READING
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