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Cryptococcosis

Causes of Cryptococcosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cryptococcosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Cryptococcosis

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Cryptococcosis: Symptom Checker

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Cryptococcosis Treatments

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Cryptococcosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Cryptococcosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Cryptococcosis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance....read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious diarrhea...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD. Other sometimes...read more »

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Cryptococcosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Cryptococcosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Cryptococcosis:

An acute or chronic, localized or disseminated infection by Cryptococcus neoformans. Sites of involvement include the lungs, central nervous system and meninges, skin, and visceral organs.--2004
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Infection with a fungus of the species Cryptococcus neoformans.
- (Source - CRISP)

Cryptococcosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cryptococcosis, or a subtype of Cryptococcosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Cryptococcosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Cryptococcosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Cryptococcosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cryptococcosis. Of the 9 causes of Cryptococcosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cryptococcosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Cryptococcosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Cryptococcosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cryptococcosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Cryptococcosis:

    European blastomycosis, Torulosis, Cryptococcus neoformans, Busse-Buschke disease
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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