Systemic Review of Published Reports on Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcosis in Immunocompetent Patients

@article{Du2015SystemicRO,
  title={Systemic Review of Published Reports on Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcosis in Immunocompetent Patients},
  author={Lin Du and Yali Yang and Julin Gu and Jianghan Chen and Wanqing Liao and Yuanjie Zhu},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={180},
  pages={19-25}
}
Primary cutaneous cryptococcosis (PCC) has been confirmed as a distinct clinical entity with secondary cutaneous cryptococcosis from systematic infection since 2003. Although it has been confirmed as a distinct clinical entity, little has progressed on PCC in immunocompetent hosts compared to their immunocompromised counterpart. We reviewed the literature on cases of PCC in immunocompetent patients from 2004 to 2014, and 21 cases from 16 reports were identified. Males are more likely to develop… CONTINUE READING
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