Acta Neurologica Belgica

, Volume 119, Issue 4, pp 615–616 | Cite as

Cryptococcus and parvovirus B 19 central nervous system coinfection in patient with HIV presenting with bilateral facial and oculomotor palsy

  • Bruno Bertoli EsmanhottoEmail author
  • Caio Pellizzari
  • James Henrique Yared


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Informed consent has been obtained from the patient.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Bertoli Esmanhotto
    • 1
    Email author
  • Caio Pellizzari
    • 1
  • James Henrique Yared
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyHospital e Maternidade Municipal de São José dos PinhaisSão José dos PinhaisBrazil

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