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Case Report A Case of Cryptococcal Ventriculitis.
Bum Dae Kim, Seung Chang Baek, Jowa Hyuk Ihm, Oh Lyong Kim, Yong Chul Chi, Byung Yearn Choi, Soo Ho Cho
Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science 1988;5(2):175-181
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1988.5.2.175
Published online: December 31, 1988
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Cryptococcosis of central nervous system in uncommon, but fatal if untreated. We experienced a case of cryptococcal ventriculitis with hydrocephalus. The symptom was an increased intracranial pressure without meningeal irritation sign. It was confirmed by pathology and cytology taken from fibrous material, which caused an obstruction of shunt catheter in the lateral ventricle. We report a case of cryptococcal ventriculitis in 6 years old male child.

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