Figure 3b: The photograph shows coronal sections of the cerebral hemispheres. Note the focus of necrosis (purple arrow) with surrounding hyperemia and oedema (blue outline).
The histopathological examination of the brain showed mixed aetiology meningoencephalitis (acute bacterial infection and Cryptococcus yeast forms). A focal area in the parenchymal corresponding with a cryptococcoma showed surrounding gliosis and hemorrhage. The yeast forms stained positive with PAS stain. The ZN stain was negative.
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