Cerebral Vasculitis Caused by Aspergillus Species in an Immunocompetent Adult
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We describe a case of cerebral vasculitis due to Aspergillus infection in an immunocompetent adult, in whom the probable source was paranasal sinus infection. At postmortem there was widespread endovascular Aspergillus infection of the cerebral arteries with occlusion of the basilar artery. We review the literature regarding intracranial Aspergillus infection and new approaches to diagnosis.
KeywordsPublic Health General Practice Aspergillus Vasculitis Family Medicine
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