Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.6(1) : 137~141, 1987
Four cases of cryptococcal meningitis were experienced in Keimyung University Hospital during 11 years periods. These patients were one pregnant woman; one man who had liver cirrosis and diabetes mellitus and two healthy men.
After admission; all four patients were treated with antituberculous agent under the impression of tuberculous meningitis; but no clinical improvement was achieved.
Later; Cryptococcus neoformans was identified in CSF by India ink preparation or Sabouraud media culture; after then; one patient was treated with combination of amphotericin B and 5- fluorocytosine and achieved much clinical and laboratory improvement. Unfortunately other three patients were not followed.
The authors experienced four cases of cryptococcal meningitis and herein presenting our expe¬rience and literature were reviewed.; 저자들은 cr
yptococcus 뇌막염 4례를 경험하였기에 문헌 고찰과 아울러 보고하는 바이다.