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Fungal meningitis

MedGen UID:
39285
Concept ID:
C0085438
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Fungal Meningitides; Fungal Meningitis; Meningitides, Fungal; Meningitis, Fungal
SNOMED CT: Fungal meningitis (24321005)
 
HPO: HP:0032159
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006764

Definition

An infection of the meninges caused by a fungus. Generally, only individuals with deficiencies of the immune system contract fungal meningitis. [from HPO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

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Diagnosis

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Therapy

Nathan CL, Emmert BE, Nelson E, Berger JR
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Prognosis

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Clinical prediction guides

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Recent systematic reviews

Porto Junior S, Ramos JVB, da Cunha BLB, da Silva da Paz MG, de Oliveira Lima TV, Moreira LR, de Avellar LM
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