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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31825f7e28
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Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcosis of the Penis

Narváez-Moreno, Basilio MD*; Bernabeu-Wittel, José PhD*; Zulueta-Dorado, Teresa MD; Conejo-Mir, Julián PhD*; Lissen, Eduardo PhD

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Abstract

Abstract: Primary cutaneous cryptococcosis is characterized by skin lesions confined to one body region, without evidence of simultaneous dissemination. Skin lesions frequently occur in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of primary cutaneous cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent patient affecting genital area successfully treated with oral itraconazole.

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