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Isolated cerebral aspergilloma in a young immunocompetent patient

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Aspergillosis of the central nervous system is uncommon. It is encountered mainly in the immunocompromised. We describe an unusual case of cerebral aspergillosis in a young but immunocompetent patient. Despite delayed diagnosis, specific anti-fungal therapy lead to a good recovery. Unfortunately, non-adherence with the costly drugs for an adequate period of time was followed by a fatal relapse.

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