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What is the most likely disease consistent with this finding? A 27-year-old man was brought to the emergency department with a 1-month history of headache, fever, and altered mental status. He works as a truck driver in Arizona. A lumbar puncture and CSF analysis showed an increased opening pressure, increased WBC count with a predominance of lymphocytes, increased protein, and decreased glucose. No organisms were observed on Gram stain of the CSF. Culture of the CSF grew the organism seen below:




This question is part of Block 13 CNS infections MCQs
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Apr 28, 2019

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Answered on Apr 27, 2019

Coccidioidomycosis
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