oa Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases - Cryptococcal osteomyelitis in a clinically immune-competent child : case report
Cryptococcus neoformans is a fungus which rarely infects immune competent children. It commonly affects the lung and central nervous system in immunodeficient individuals. Osteomyelitis is extremely rare and this case report presents an eight-year-old immune competent boy with a tibial osteomyelitis treated with surgical debridement and antifungal therapy and reviews of the literature pertaining to this case.
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