Volume 2003, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Cryptococcal meningitis is a rare disease that can affect both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. A patient presenting with proximal muscle weakness was found to have cryptococcal meningitis. Nerve conduction studies (NCV) confirmed the proximal weakness as acute demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy. During treatment the patient developed drug-related acute renal failure. He was then treated successfully with an alternative drug. A discussion of cryptococcal. meningitis and its treatment is presented.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Cryptococcal Meningitis and Liver cirrhosis
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