Clinical features and high-resolution CT findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis in non-AIDS patients.

@article{Kishi2006ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features and high-resolution CT findings of pulmonary cryptococcosis in non-AIDS patients.},
  author={Kazuma Kishi and Sakae Homma and Atsuko Kurosaki and Tadasu Kohno and Noriko Motoi and Kunihiko Yoshimura},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={807-12}
}
The objective of this study was to clarify clinical and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) characteristics in non-AIDS patients with pulmonary cryptococcosis. We analyzed the medical records and HRCT scans in 22 patients with pulmonary cryptococcosis from 1988 to 2003. Thirteen patients (59%) were immunocompetent and nine (41%) were immunosuppressed, seven of whom had diabetes mellitus. No patients exhibited extrapulmonary involvement. Nineteen patients (86%) were asymptomatic… CONTINUE READING
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