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Cutaneous cryptococcal infection presenting as vulvar lesion



Cutaneous cryptococcal infection presenting as vulvar lesion



Genitourinary Medicine 63(5): 341-343



A woman aged 60, who had been immunosuppressed since receiving a renal transplant 17 years before, developed a painless ulcerated lesion on her right labia majora. Cryptoccocus neoformans was demonstrated by culture and biopsy of the lesion. This is the first reported case of a genital skin caused by C. neoformans.

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Accession: 001790736

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PMID: 3679221

DOI: 10.1136/sti.63.5.341



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