Coccidioidal meningitis and brain abscesses: analysis of 71 cases at a referral center.

@article{Drake2009CoccidioidalMA,
  title={Coccidioidal meningitis and brain abscesses: analysis of 71 cases at a referral center.},
  author={Kendra W Drake and Rodney D. Adam},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 21},
  pages={1780-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Coccidioides species are the most common etiologic agents of chronic meningitis in regions endemic for coccidioidomycosis. Occasionally, even short-term travel to endemic regions results in the acquisition of meningeal disease, so awareness of this complication of coccidioidomycosis is important even in nonendemic areas. The prognosis depends on the early recognition and treatment of the disease, so it is important to be familiar with the varied clinical manifestations, risk factors… CONTINUE READING
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