Dear Please Help,
I've been accumulating articles about CNS infections from Candida
albicans. One article described a method whereby CSF was drained, treated
with anti-fungal medication, and then returned to the patient(s). If I
can re-find that cite, I will post it to the newsgroup.
Teresa C. Binstock, Researcher
Developmental & Behavioral Neuroanatomy
Denver CO USA
Teresa.Binstock at uchsc.edu
On 13 Feb 1997, PLEASE HELP wrote:
> PLEASE HELP-
> We are the parents of a nineteen month old Baby Boy with a life threatening
> disease. To our knowledge this is the first case of a fungal infection of
> this type known anywhere in the world. If you can provide any suggestions
> for helping our little Boy we would be most grateful.
>> Infection: Aspergillus Nidulans in the Central Nervous System. The fungus
> surrounds the base of the brain and is present in other locations on the
> covering of the meninges. This was diagosed following a biopsy taken from
> his Lumbar region. Biopsy was taken September 13, 1996.
>> Cause of Infection: Unknown