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September 1985

Isolated Cerebral Phycomycosis Presenting as Focal Encephalitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore (Drs Watson and Stern), and the Departments of Medicine (Drs Stern and Levin) and Pathology (Dr Dutta), Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

Arch Neurol. 1985;42(9):922-923. doi:10.1001/archneur.1985.04060080108024

• A patient with features of a focal encephalitis was found to have isolated cerebral phycomycosis. No risk factors for phycomycosis were present, and the diagnosis was made by brain biopsy.