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  • Condition: HIV Positive Patients
  • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Treatment Used: Treatment for Cryptococcal Meningitis (CCM)
  • Number of Patients: 451
  • Published —
This stud determined the quality of life (QOL) in HIV positive patients after treatment for cryptococcal meningitis (CCM).
  • Condition: Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Treatment Used: Standard Antifungal Treatment with or without Dexamethasone
  • Number of Patients: 211
  • Published —
The study researched the use of standard antifungal treatment with or without dexamethasone for treating cryptococcal meningitis.
  • Condition: Non-HIV Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Journal: BMC infectious diseases
  • Treatment Used: Triple Therapy combined with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts
  • Number of Patients: 66
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using triple therapy combined with ventriculoperitoneal shunts to treat patients with non-HIV cryptococcal meningitis.
  • Condition: Cryptococcal Empyema
  • Journal: Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace
  • Treatment Used: Tube Thoracostomy and Intrapleural Fibrinolysis
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of tube thoracostomy and intrapleural fibrinolysis for treating cryptococcal empyema.
  • Condition: Membranous Nephropathy Combined with Diabetic Nephropathy and Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Journal: Zhonghua nei ke za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab, Cyclophosphamide, Prednisone, Ertapenem, Moxifloxacin plus Ceftazidime, Fluconazole, and Oral Flucytosine
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 66-year-old male diagnosed with membranous nephropathy combined with diabetic nephropathy, nephrotic syndrome, recurrent fever, and pulmonary cryptococcosis and cryptococcal meningitis treated with rituximab, cyclophosphamide, prednisone, ertapenem, moxifloxacin plus ceftazidime, fluconazole, and oral flucytosine.
  • Condition: Human Immunodeficiency Virus-negative Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 42
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing surgery for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus-negative cryptococcal meningitis.
  • Condition: Central Nervous System Cryptococcoma Mimicking Demyelinating Disease
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Antifungal Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with cerebral cryptococcomas whose radiological profiles resembled demyelinating disease who was treated with antifungal therapy.
  • Condition: Cryptococcosis with HIV
  • Journal: The Pan African medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Anti-fungal and Antiretroviral Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of a patient with cryptococcosis with HIV.
  • Condition: Rheumatoid Meningitis complicated by Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Journal: Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology
  • Treatment Used: Methotrexate and Fluconazole
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with rheumatoid arthritis that was complicated by cryptococcal meningitis.
  • Condition: Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Patients with Non-HIV Pulmonary Cryptococcosis
  • Journal: BMC pulmonary medicine
  • Treatment Used: Immunosuppressive Drugs
  • Number of Patients: 56
  • Published —
This study investigated advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with non-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pulmonary cryptococcosis (infectious lung disease).
  • Condition: Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Fingolimod (Gilenya)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study examined a case of a patient with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis who was treated with fingolimod. The patient developed the symptoms of fever, confusion, and weakness and was examined for a possible pathogen.
  • Condition: Cryptococcal Pneumonia and Perihilar Adenitis
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Antifungal Treatment
  • Number of Patients: NULL
  • Published —
This case report describes an adolescent male diagnosed with cryptococcal pneumonia and perihilar adenitis treated with antifungal therapy.
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