Meningeal cryptococcosis misdiagnosed as a manic episode

O. J. Thienhaus, N. Khosla

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A 63-year-old man had symptoms and a history suggestive of a manic episode. Meningeal cryptococcosis with normal pressure hydrocephalus was later found to be the underlying cause. Antifungal treatment resulted in sustained improvement of all mental functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1459-1460
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes


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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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