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Primary cutaneous cryptococcosis in a patient with CREST syndrome Volume 22, numéro 3, May-June 2012

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Department of Dermatology, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe Kitagun Mikicho, 761-0793 Kagawa, Japan

ejd.2012.1684 Auteur(s) : Emiko Ishikawa emiko-i@med.kagawa-u.ac.jp, Kozo Yoneda, Kozo Nakai, Junko Moriue, Ikumi Yokoi, Asuka Munehiro, Yasuo Kubota Department of Dermatology, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe Kitagun Mikicho, 761-0793 Kagawa, Japan Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast. In these days of globalization, the vast majority of patients with cryptococcosis have an underlying immunocompromised condition, with prolonged corticosteroid treatments. Cutaneous involvement is reported [...]