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Cutaneous cryptococcal infection presenting as vulvar lesion.
  1. K S Blocher,
  2. J A Weeks,
  3. R C Noble
  1. Department of Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington 40536.


    A woman aged 60, who had been immunosuppressed since receiving a renal transplant 17 years before, developed a painless ulcerated lesion on her right labia majora. Cryptococcus neoformans was demonstrated by culture and biopsy of the lesion. This is the first reported case of a genital skin lesion caused by C neoformans.

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