HIV infection with concomitant cerebral toxoplasmosis and disseminated histoplasmosis in a 45-year-old man.

@article{Murata2007HIVIW,
  title={HIV infection with concomitant cerebral toxoplasmosis and disseminated histoplasmosis in a 45-year-old man.},
  author={Masayuki Murata and Norihiro Furusyo and Shigeru Otaguro and Shigeki Nabeshima and Iwao Ariyama and Jun Hayashi},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={51-5}
}
Although disseminated histoplasmosis is a common opportunistic infection in HIV patients in endemic areas, it is not widely known in Japan. We report a rare case of a man from Ghana infected with HIV who was hospitalized in Japan and who suffered from coinfection with cerebral toxoplasmosis and disseminated histoplasmosis. The diagnosis of cerebral toxoplasmosis was confirmed by a brain biopsy, and the therapy for the disease resulted in almost complete resolution of the brain lesion. However… CONTINUE READING

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