A rare cause of headache and fever in a healthy woman




Palabras clave:

Cryptococcus, Meningitis, Cavitación, Inmumocompetente


Cryptococcocis is a fungal infection that primarily affects immunocompromised hosts; disseminated infection is uncommon in immunocompetent patients. We describe a case of a previously healthy woman without risk factors, who was admitted to the emergency department with headache, fever and altered mental status. As a result, a cryptococcal disseminated infection was diagnosed.


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Rocha Arrieta, M. C., Lambraño-Castillo, D. ., López-Iñiguez, A. ., & Calva –Mercado, J. . (2021). A rare cause of headache and fever in a healthy woman. CES Medicina, 35(2), 146–155. https://doi.org/10.21615/cesmedicina.6035



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