Cryptococcal disease presenting as cellulitis.

@article{Anderson1992CryptococcalDP,
  title={Cryptococcal disease presenting as cellulitis.},
  author={Deverick J. Anderson and Ch Schmidt and Jesse Goodman and Claire Pomeroy},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1992},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          666-72
        }
}
Three immunocompromised patients presented with cellulitis as the primary manifestation of cryptococcal disease. Two were recipients of cadaveric renal transplants who were receiving immunosuppressive drug therapy. The other patient had profound lymphopenia and severe hypoalbuminemia due to intestinal lymphangiectasia. All had failed to respond to empiric therapy for presumed bacterial cellulitis before results of skin biopsy or aspiration were available for the correct diagnosis to be made… CONTINUE READING
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