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Glossary for HIV-associated fungal meningitis

Medical terms related to HIV-associated fungal meningitis or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute canaliculitis:
  • Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis: Cryptococcal meningitis is an infection of the meninges (the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord), caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fluconazole -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Fluconazole (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Flucytosine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucytosine (an antifungal drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Fungal meningitis: Fungal meningitis is an infection that causes swelling and irritation of the tissue around the brain and spinal cord. It usually strikes people whose weakened immune systems can't fight off infection. The disease is not common. but it can be very serious.
  • Fungal symptoms: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • HIV disease:
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: HIV-associated fungal meningitis:

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