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October 1995

Laryngeal Cryptococcus: Treatment With Oral Fluconazole

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (Drs Kerschner and Ridley) and Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (Dr Greene), University of South Florida, Tampa.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995;121(10):1193-1195. doi:10.1001/archotol.1995.01890100097017

We treated a case of laryngeal Cryptococcus neoformans infection in a glucocorticosteroid-dependent patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. To our knowledge, this is the first report of successful treatment of laryngeal cryptococcus using oral fluconazole as a single agent.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995;121:1193-1195)

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