Petriellidium boydii pachymeningitis treated with miconazole and ketoconazole

Neurosurgery. 1984 Feb;14(2):220-4. doi: 10.1227/00006123-198402000-00019.

Abstract

A very rare case of Petriellidium boydii pachymeningitis is described. Rarer still is the stabilization of this case for a prolonged period. Miconazole and ketaconazole both seemed useful in the treatment, and their role is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Dura Mater
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ketoconazole / therapeutic use*
  • Meningitis / diagnostic imaging
  • Meningitis / drug therapy*
  • Meningitis / pathology
  • Miconazole / therapeutic use*
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycoses / diagnostic imaging
  • Mycoses / drug therapy*
  • Mycoses / pathology
  • Pseudallescheria
  • Radiography

Substances

  • Miconazole
  • Ketoconazole