Cryptococcal meningitis presenting as pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage.

  title={Cryptococcal meningitis presenting as pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage.},
  author={Romy Hoque and Eduardo C. Gonzalez-Toledo and Stephen L Jaffe},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={101 12},
A 50-year-old man presented with progressive visual loss, headache, and two days of confusion. A computed tomography of his head suggested subarachnoid hemorrhage with accompanying right parietal ischemic infarction. The magnetic resonance image was consistent with right parietal perisulcal pial and superficial cortical inflammation; a subjacent vasogenic edema with a 1 cm diameter abscess was also present. Funduscopy revealed bilateral multifocal choroidal lesions and retinal perivascular… CONTINUE READING