The Journal of Association of Chest Physicians

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29--31

Pulmonary cryptococcosis presenting as miliary tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient


Sharad Joshi, Nitesh Tayal, Rajesh Gupta, Ankit Bhatia, Neha Kapoor 
 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ankit Bhatia
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad 201012
India

Pulmonary Cryptococcosis is a rare and difficult to diagnose entity. It has been found to be associated with immunocompromised patients. Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent patient is extremely rare condition. A high degree of suspicion is required to diagnose the condition. We hereby present a case of pulmonary cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent young male which is a rare clinical entity.


How to cite this article:
Joshi S, Tayal N, Gupta R, Bhatia A, Kapoor N. Pulmonary cryptococcosis presenting as miliary tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient.J Assoc Chest Physicians 2021;9:29-31


How to cite this URL:
Joshi S, Tayal N, Gupta R, Bhatia A, Kapoor N. Pulmonary cryptococcosis presenting as miliary tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient. J Assoc Chest Physicians [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Apr 20 ];9:29-31
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