Clinical Neuroscience

[Cerebral aspergillosis]

ILLÉS Zsolt1, GARZULY Ferenc1, BRITTIG Ferenc1, PERENYEI Miklós1

SEPTEMBER 20, 1994

Clinical Neuroscience - 1994;47(09-10)

[Four cases of cerebral aspergillosis are reported. Brain abscesses developed in a patient with chronic alcoholism and pyogenic urogenital process, and in a baby, treated for aplastic anaemia. Haemorrhagic necroses were found in the other two cases, one of them suffered from agressive hepatitis, the other had lymphoid leukaemia. Pulmonary alterations were observed as part of generalised aspergillosis in all the cases. Early diagnosis of pulmonary processes should be emphasized as the disease can hardly be influenced when neurologic symptoms appear.]

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  1. Markusovszky Kórház, Ideggyógyászati és Patológiai Osztály, Szombathely

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