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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 381-383

Isolated cavitary lung disease in a renal allograft recipient: A rare manifestation of cryptococcus


1 Department of Nephrology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
3 Department of Pathology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
J S Sandhu
Department of Nephrology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana 141 001, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.116333

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Although lungs are the portal of entry for cryptococcus, pulmonary disease is relatively uncommon. Cavitary pulmonary disease is even less common. We report a rare case of cryptococcosis with an isolated cavitary lung lesion in a renal allograft recipient.






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