Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 1995;10(1):58-64.
Published online November 6, 2019.
Two Cases of Cryptococcosis in Patients with Cushing's Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus.
Jong Kyu Lee, Hee Kyung Chun, Je Ho Han, Hyun Sik Son, Kun Ho Yoon, Moo Il Kang, Bong Yun Cha, Kwang Woo Lee, Ho Young Son, Sung Ku Kang
Abstract
Although cryptococcosis complicated with steroid therapy is well described, cryptococcosis has been rarely reported in the presence of Cushing's syndrome characterized by endogenous steroid excess. We experienced two cases of cryptococcosis in patients with Cushing's syndrome and diabetes mellitus. We describe a case of cryptococcal meningitis complicatiog Cushing's syndrome, secondary to pituitary adenoma. And another case of cryptococcal pneumonia complicatiog Cushing's syndrome, secondary to bilateral nodular adrenal hyperplasia. Before Cryptococcosis, two patients were suffered from diabetes mellitus, and they have got both adrenalectomy.
Key Words: Cryptococcosis, Cushing's syndrome


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