Cryptococcosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 11, 2018
  • Author: John W King, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

The following are other causes of intracranial mass lesions and infections:

  • Pyogenic abscess

  • Nocardial abscess

  • Aspergillus abscess

  • Hemorrhages

  • Lymphomas

  • Other neoplasms

  • Mycoses

  • Meningeal metastases

  • Chronic, benign lymphocytic meningitis

  • Mycobacterium tuberculous infection

  • Histoplasma capsulatum infection

  • Acne

Differential Diagnoses