Atypical coccidioidomycosis in an AIDS patient successfully treated with fluconazole
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Cervical lymphadenopathy due toCoccidioides immitis occurred as the sole opportunistic infection in a Spanish patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Twelve years earlier the patient had lived in the desert regions of the southwestern USA. After an initial course of high doses of fluconazole, the patient recovered without any sequelae. This is the first case of coccidioidomycosis in Spain.
KeywordsHuman Immunodeficiency Virus Fluconazole Multinucleated Giant Cell Coccidioidomycosis Cervical Lymphadenopathy
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