1981
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.117.5.290
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A case of primary cutaneous cryptococcosis successfully treated with miconazole

Abstract: An 81-year-old man with primary cutaneous cryptococcosis of the left forearm was treated with intravenous and oral miconazole nitrate. Culture for Cryptococcus became negative within three weeks. The ulcer healed within 25 days after treatment was started. Follow-up examination 1 1/2 years later showed no evidence of recurrent infection.

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“…PCC in the immunocompetent host has only been described in case reports [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]. Noble and Fajardo [27]established three criteria to consider a case as PCC: (1) absence of infection in any other viscera; (2) C. neoformans must be isolated from the skin; (3) absence of extracutaneous infection within 4 weeks after the PCC diagnosis.…”
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confidence: 99%
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“…PCC in the immunocompetent host has only been described in case reports [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]. Noble and Fajardo [27]established three criteria to consider a case as PCC: (1) absence of infection in any other viscera; (2) C. neoformans must be isolated from the skin; (3) absence of extracutaneous infection within 4 weeks after the PCC diagnosis.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…neoformans in his third right finger after an accidental puncture caused by a metallic object at his workplace. We have found another 16 cases of PCC in immunocompetent individuals in our literature review (Medline database) of the last 38 years [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]. …”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%