Criptococo cutáneo en la mano

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Criptococo cutáneo en la mano

Estas son lesiones de piel causadas por el Cryptococcus, una levadura (un tipo de hongo) que raras veces causa infección, pero se considera oportunista, pues afecta a las personas con un sistema inmunológico debilitado. La infección micótica por Cryptococcus es una de las más comunes y temidas por los pacientes con SIDA.

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  • Last Reviewed on 08/14/2012
  • David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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