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Concurrent Presence of Cryptococcal Meningitis and Neoplastic Meningitis in a Recipient of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Case Report

Kouros Aghazadeh 1 , * , Seyed Alireza Nadji 2 , Shervin Shokouhi 3 , Payam Tabarsi 4 and Raziyeh Niyati 1
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1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Shahid Behshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Associate Professor of Medical Virology, VRC, NRITLD, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Infectious Disease, Loghman Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Clinical TB and Epidemiology Research Center, NRITLD, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: April 30, 2016, 11 (2); e31067
  • Published Online: March 19, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 26, 2015
  • Revised: January 26, 2016
  • Accepted: February 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.31067

To Cite: Aghazadeh K, Nadji S A, Shokouhi S, Tabarsi P, Niyati R. Concurrent Presence of Cryptococcal Meningitis and Neoplastic Meningitis in a Recipient of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Case Report, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2016 ; 11(2):e31067. doi: 10.5812/archcid.31067.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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