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Pneumonia due to Cryptococcus Types
Three types of cryptococcal infection include:
- Pulmonary cryptococcosis:
- The site of initial infection.
- Cryptococcal meningitis
- Disseminated cryptococcosis:
- Infection has spread to the skin and other locations outside the brain.
PubMed Pneumonia due to Cryptococcus References
- Revenga F, Paricio JF, Merino FJ, Nebreda T, Ramirez T, Martinez AM. Primary cutaneous cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent host: case report and review of the literature. Dermatology. 2002;204(2):145-9. 
- The University of South Alabama Headache Center. Cryptococcal meningitis: not restricted to the "at risk" population. Headache. 2005 Apr;45(4):372-3.