Journal Article

Cryptococcal Meningitis in Pediatric AIDS

Ravinder Kaur, Deepti Rawat, Manish Kakkar, Ranjan Monga and Vinay Kumar Sharma

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 49, issue 2, pages 124-125
Published in print April 2003 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online April 2003 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/49.2.124
Cryptococcal Meningitis in Pediatric AIDS

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Cryptococcus neoformans is an infrequent cause of meningitis in children. We report two cases of HIV positive children of HIV non‐reactive parents who were diagnosed as suffering from cryptococcal meningitis. Treatment with amphotericin B and flucytosine was instituted in both the children who recovered and are doing well.

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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