Journal Article

Successful Treatment of Cerebral Blastomycosis with Voriconazole

Mohanad Bakleh, Allen J. Aksamit, Imad M. Tleyjeh and William F. Marshall

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 40, issue 9, pages e69-e71
Published in print May 2005 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online May 2005 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/429319
Successful Treatment of Cerebral Blastomycosis with Voriconazole

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Blastomycosis can occasionally involve the central nervous system (CNS). Amphotericin B deoxycholate is considered the drug of choice for the treatment of CNS blastomycosis. Significant toxicity may be associated with its use. We describe a case of cerebral blastomycoma that was successfully treated with voriconazole.

Journal Article.  1307 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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