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Neurol India. 2019 Jul-Aug;67(4):1107-1109. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.266263.

Solitary Intracerebral Phaeoid Fungal Granuloma: A Case Report.

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1
Department of Neurosurgery, IMS and Sum Hospital, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2
Department of Pathology, IMS and Sum Hospital, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Abstract

Fungal granuloma in the brain parenchyma caused by pheohyphomycosis is extremely rare. Antifungal drugs are not very effective. The present report is a case of solitary pheohyphomycosis granuloma, which underwent surgical excision followed by antifungal drug treatment with excellent result.

KEYWORDS:

Antifungal drug; brain edema; fungal granuloma; pheohyphomycosis; raised ICP

PMID:
31512646
DOI:
10.4103/0028-3886.266263
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