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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67-69

Neuroaspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient


Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan, India

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S Sood
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.31068

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Aspergillosis of the central nervous system (CNS) is an uncommon infection, mainly occurring in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of neuroaspergillosis caused by Aspergillus flavus in an immunocompetent patient presenting as a space-occupying lesion of the CNS. The patient was responding favorably to voriconazole at the time of this report.






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