Busse-Buschke disease

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A subacute or chronic Cryptococcus neoformans infection, chiefly affecting the central nervous system.

Description

An acute, subacute, or chronic infection by Cryptococcus neoformans, chiefly affecting the central nervous system, causing a pulmonary, disseminated, or meningeal mycosis.

First described by Busse in Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, 1894, 16: 175-180.

Bibliography

  • O. Busse:
    Über parasitäre Zelleinschlüsse und ihre Züchtung.
    Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1895 21: Vereins-Beilage 14.
  • A. Buschke:
    Über eine durch Coccidien hervorgerufene Krankheit des Menschen.
    Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1895, 21: Vereins-Beilage 14.

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