Systemic mycosis complicating high dose corticosteroid treatment of chronic active liver disease.

Abstract

Four patients with severe chronic active liver disease, treated with 30-200 mg. of prednisone daily for one-half month to seven months because of lack of response to smaller doses, developed systemic mycosis. Presentation was variable, consisting of cryptococcal meningitis, cryptococcal pneumonia, aspergillus cerebral vasculitis and disseminated… (More)

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@article{Wright1980SystemicMC, title={Systemic mycosis complicating high dose corticosteroid treatment of chronic active liver disease.}, author={Steven H. Wright and A J Czaja and Randy S Katz and R. D. Soloway}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1980}, volume={74 5}, pages={428-32} }