DIAGNOSTIC AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF CLINICAL AND LABORATORY FINDINGS IN CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS, A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF FORTY PATIENTS.

@article{Butler1964DIAGNOSTICAP,
  title={DIAGNOSTIC AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF CLINICAL AND LABORATORY FINDINGS IN CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS, A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF FORTY PATIENTS.},
  author={W. Butler and D. Alling and A. Spickard and J. Utz},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1964},
  volume={270},
  pages={
          59-67
        }
}
BEFORE the introduction of amphotericin B in 1956 cryptococcal meningitis was almost always fatal, three quarters of the patients dying during the first year of illness.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Occasionally, progression of the disease was interrupted by temporary remissions12; nevertheless, survival for longer than three years was unusual. Since amphotericin B has come into use, however, improvement and recovery have been described in a number of cases.13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 In the… Expand
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