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Cryptococcosis on the forehead

Cryptococcosis on the forehead

Overview

This is an example of Cryptococcus skin lesions on the forehead. Cryptococcus is a yeast (type of fungus) that seldom causes infection and is considered opportunistic (affecting individuals with weakened immune systems). Cryptococcus is one of the more common life-threatening fungal infections in AIDS patients.

Update Date 8/31/2014