Curvularia fungi presenting as a large cranial base meningioma: case report.

@article{Singh2008CurvulariaFP,
  title={Curvularia fungi presenting as a large cranial base meningioma: case report.},
  author={Harminder Singh and Sibyl Irwin and Steven M. Falowski and Mark Rosen and Lawrence Kenyon and Donald L. Jungkind and James V. Evans},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={E177; discussion E177}
}
OBJECTIVE Fungal infections are emerging as a growing threat to human health, especially in immunocompromised patients. Candida, Cryptococcus, and Aspergillus are a few of the commonly encountered organisms leading to brain abscesses. In this report, we describe Curvularia geniculata as the causative agent in central nervous system infection. CLINICAL PRESENTATION Our review of the literature did not reveal a similar published case of central nervous system infection with this organism. A 35… CONTINUE READING
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