Parkinsonism associated with basal ganglia cryptococcal abscesses in an immunocompetent patient

Sarah T. Camargos, Antonio L. Teixeira, Francisco Cardoso

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Abstract

Currently, infectious agents are a rare cause of parkinsonism. We report on an immunocompetent patient with persistent parkinsonism associated with cryptococcal abscesses of the basal ganglia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-715
Number of pages2
JournalMovement Disorders
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Abscesses
  • Basal ganglia
  • Cryptococcus
  • Infection
  • Parkinsonism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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