A retrospective study of contributing factors for prognosis and survival length of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis in Southern part of China (1998–2013)
作者: Hui ZhengMingyue LiYingting LuoDongmei WangJialing YangQiong ChenJunying LaoNingfen ChenMan YangQun Wang
作者单位: 1Southern Medical University
2Medical Records Room, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University
刊名: BMC Infectious Diseases, 2015, Vol.15 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-0826-y
关键词: Cryptococcal meningoencephalitisChinaContributing factorsSurvival length
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)Cryptococcal meningoencephalitis (CM) is the most common opportunistic infection of the central nervous system (CNS). Despite this observation, there have only been a few studies analyzing clinical characteristics as well as cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), electroencephalograph (EEG), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features in CM patients of all ages.(#br) Methods(#br)We reviewed the medical records of all patients diagnosed with cryptococcal meningoencephalitis from 1998 to 2013 in the Nanfang Hospital in China and gathered data on the underlying diseases, bird exposure history, and clinical features, including those from CSF, EEG and MRI.(#br) Results(#br)CM is more likely to infect adults younger than 60 years old. 71.3% of CM patients were male. Unlike...
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  • prognosis 预报
  • contributing 捐献分摊
  • survival 生存
  • retrospective 追溯
  • length 距离
  • China 中国
  • study 学习