Cryptococcal pneumonia complicating pregnancy.

  title={Cryptococcal pneumonia complicating pregnancy.},
  author={Eugene Wesley Ely and James E Peacock and Edward F. Haponik and Ronald G. Washburn},
  volume={77 3},
In the present report we describe 4 previously healthy women who developed cryptococcal pneumonia during pregnancy, and 1 pregnant woman with cryptococcal meningitis. These cases illustrate a previously uncharacterized spectrum of cryptococcal disease. We also discuss 24 patients previously reported who had cryptococcal meningitis during pregnancy. Finally, we review the available data for each therapeutic option and present an algorithm for management based on appraisals of disease severity… CONTINUE READING


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