Skeletal cryptococcosis.

  title={Skeletal cryptococcosis.},
  author={John O. Chleboun and S. R. Nade},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={59 4},
We reviewed the published reports of skeletal cryptococcosis and added three cases to the fifty-six in the literature. Eight of the patients in the reported cases probably did not have primary skeletal cryptococcosis. The potential toxicity of antifungal drugs in current use and the apparent effectiveness of surgical treatment for patients who only have a single focus of infection in bone, without involvement of other tissues, should be noted. The association of cryptococcosis with other… CONTINUE READING


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