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Glossary for Cryptococcosis

Medical terms related to Cryptococcosis or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cold sweat: Sweating when your body is cold or with chills
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • Cryptococcosis: A fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans which primarily affects the central nervous system and the lungs. People with weakened immune systems such as AIDS sufferers are generally more susceptible to this type of infection.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Hodgkin's Disease: A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cryptococcosis:

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