Cryptococcosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 06, 2017
  • 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