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December 25, 1967

Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis Presenting With Hemiplegia of Sudden Onset

Author Affiliations

From the Neurology Division (Dr. Aberfeld), and the Department of Medicine (Dr. Gladstone), Maimonides Hospital Center, Coney Island Division, Brooklyn, NY.

JAMA. 1967;202(13):1150-1151. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130260072019

A patient with cryptococcal meningoencephalitis showed no roentgenologic evidence of lung involvement two weeks after he contracted the disease. His only clinical abnormality was a hemiplegia of very rapid onset.