Issue N# 2 - 2005
Nasal cutaneous cryptococcosis localization
Authors : F. Ehouo, A. Yotio, V. Koffi-Aka, M. Mobio, A. Kaloga (Abidjan)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2005;126,2:127-128.
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Cryptococcosis is a polymorphous disease occurring especially in the course of the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It puts so diagnostic that therapeutical problems in African countries. The objective of this observation is to report a case of nasal localization wth a cutaneous cryptococcosis. It has been confirmed by the histopathologic study of the cutaneous biopsy. The patient was 42 year-old female, HIV positive, bachelor and hospitalised for epistaxis with cutaneous tumefaction and lesions of the nose. The rate of CD4 was 98/mm3. The treatment was based on amphotericine B. Patient died from neuro meningitis extension of the disease.
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