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  • Disease

    Meningitis - cryptococcal

    The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

    Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection of the tissues covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). Cryptococcal meningitis is caused by the fungus ...

  • Disease

    Mucormycosis

    Fungal infections are caused by microscopic organisms (fungi) that can live on the skin. They can live on the dead tissues of the hair, nails, and outer skin layers.

    Mucormycosis is a fungal infection of the sinuses, brain, or lungs that occurs in some people with a weakened immune system. Mucormycosis is caused by a comm...