Criptococosis en la frente

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Criptococosis en la frente

Este es un ejemplo de lesiones de la piel en la frente causadas por Cryptococcus, una levadura (un tipo de hongo) que raras veces causa infección y se considera oportunista, pues afecta a los individuos con un sistema inmunológico debilitado. La infección micótica por Cryptococcus es una de las más 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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