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Central Nervous System Fungal Infections

MYCOSES of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges which may result in ENCEPHALITIS; MENINGITIS, FUNGAL; MYELITIS; BRAIN ABSCESS; and EPIDURAL ABSCESS. Certain types of fungi may produce disease in immunologically normal hosts, while others are classified as opportunistic pathogens, causing illness primarily in immunocompromised individuals (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME).
Also Known As:
Central Nervous System Mycoses; Infections, Fungal, Central Nervous System; Fungal Infections, Central Nervous System; Mycoses, Central Nervous System
Networked: 6 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Meningitis
2. Infection

Experts

1. Antinori, Spinello: 1 article (12/2014)
2. Milazzo, Laura: 1 article (12/2014)
3. Corbellino, Mario: 1 article (12/2014)
4. Llinas, Rafael: 1 article (01/2014)
5. Nelson, George: 1 article (01/2014)
6. Fermo, Olga: 1 article (01/2014)
7. Thakur, Kiran: 1 article (01/2014)
8. Rhee, Susan: 1 article (01/2014)
9. Bang, Jee: 1 article (01/2014)
10. Johnson, Kristine: 1 article (01/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Central Nervous System Fungal Infections:
1. Itraconazole (Sporanox)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. MethylprednisoloneFDA LinkGeneric
4. posaconazoleFDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Debridement
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)