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Successful treatment of brainstem blastomycosis with fluconazole.

PMID: 21817120 (view PubMed database entry)
DOI: 10.3121/cmr.2011.1023 (read at publisher's website )
PMCID: PMC3355743 (free full text version available)

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Katherine E Brick, William A Agger,

The lipid formulation of amphotericin B is the initial drug of choice for central nervous system blastomycosis, but it is costly and associated with significant toxicity. This case report details a patient with primary pulmonary blastomycosis with dissemination to the skin, one joint, and the brainstem that was successfully treated solely with high-dose fluconazole.

Clin Med Res (Clinical medicine & research)
[2012, 10(2):72-74]

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