Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the femur

A case report and review of literature

A. I. Zainal, S. L. Wong, K. L. Pan, O. L. Wong, Tzar Mohd Nizam Khaithir

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Abstract

Fungal osteomyelitis is a rare opportunistic infection. It exhibits some clinical and radiological similarities to several other bone pathologies. A diagnostic delay may result in significant increase in morbidity. We report a case of a 37-year-old man with underlying hypogammaglobulinaemia presented with isolated cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the femur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-449
Number of pages6
JournalTropical Biomedicine
Volume28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Osteomyelitis
Femur
Agammaglobulinemia
Opportunistic Infections
Pathology
Morbidity
Bone and Bones

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Parasitology

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Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the femur : A case report and review of literature. / Zainal, A. I.; Wong, S. L.; Pan, K. L.; Wong, O. L.; Khaithir, Tzar Mohd Nizam.

In: Tropical Biomedicine, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2011, p. 444-449.

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Zainal, AI, Wong, SL, Pan, KL, Wong, OL & Khaithir, TMN 2011, 'Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the femur: A case report and review of literature', Tropical Biomedicine, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 444-449.
Zainal, A. I. ; Wong, S. L. ; Pan, K. L. ; Wong, O. L. ; Khaithir, Tzar Mohd Nizam. / Cryptococcal osteomyelitis of the femur : A case report and review of literature. In: Tropical Biomedicine. 2011 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 444-449.
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