cryptococcosis definition

  • noun:
    • A systemic disease caused by the fungi Cryptococcus neoformans that may affect any organ associated with the human anatomy but the majority usually occurs when you look at the central nervous system.
    • a critical and potentially deadly fungal condition brought on by people in the Cryptococcus neoformans types complex, thought to be obtained by breathing of this infectious propagule from environment.
    • a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first inside lung area and distributing to your nervous system

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