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A 59-YO DM, steroid, myasthenia gravis with thymoma: headache & deviation of tongue to the R side with fasciculation suggestive of right 12th cranial nerve palsy

CT: sphenoid sclerotic changes, soft tissue density lesion with calcification.
1/9

#neurology #radiology #IDtwitter Image
MRI brain: a hypointense lesion involving the body of sphenoid (R > L) and clivus on T2 weighted images and T1 weighted images with moderate contrast enhancement possibly fungal in aetiology.
2/9

doi.org/10.1016/j.idcr…
#radiologist #radres #MedTwitter ImageImage
Endoscopic sphenoidotomy & debridement: invasive fungal sphenoid sinusitis & CENTRAL SKULL BASE OSTEOMYELITIS involving the clivus

🔬from sphenoid mucosa: morphologically ASPERGILLUS with foci of tissue invasion.
3/9

#microbiology #maxillofacial #Orthopedics
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A 63-year old man, kidney transplantation: fever and a painful ulcer on the lateral side of the tongue.

🔬: showed invasion of X?
1/8

doi.org/10.1016/j.idcr…
#OralPath #maxillofacial #nephrology
🔬 showed invasion of Cryptococcus neoformans.

A tongue swab:➕for HSV-1.

The cryptococcal antigen test on serum: ➕

CRYPTOCOCCOSIS TONGUE ULCER IN A RENAL TRANSPLANT PATIENT
2/8

#mycology #Pathologists #microbiology
A CT-scan of the lungs showed extensive ground glass lesions & a lesion of 4.7 cm in the left upper lobe.

Bronchoalveolar lavage:➕for Cryptococcus neoformans & Pneumocystis jirovecii.

LUNG COINFECTION OF C. NEOFOMANS & P. JIROVECII
3/8

#IDtwitter #MedTwitter
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