Disseminated cryptococcosis

4 Interesting Facts of Disseminated cryptococcosis

  1. Skin lesions are present in a minority of patients with disseminated cryptococcosis
  2. Patients with AIDS usually have multiple lesions
  3. Initial lesion is usually a painless papule with central softening and ulceration at the apex
  4. Budding yeasts will be present on cytologic examination of the lesions

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