Sep 13, 2018
In 2012, more than 13,000 Americans were inadvertently exposed
to contaminated medical equipment, resulting in one of the largest
fungal outbreaks in US history. Despite rapid mobilization by the
CDC and FDA, 751 patients died from complications of fungal brain
But this is more the exception than the rule when it comes to
fungal infections of the central nervous system. This week on the
BrainWaves podcast, we review the common (and uncommon) clinical,
radiographic, and diagnostic features of fungal brain disease.
Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Jahzzar, Swelling, The
Insider, and Chris Zabriskie. Sound effects by Mike Koenig, Daniel
Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for
medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision
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