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Anne Welfringer, Valérie Vuong, Nicolas Argy, Christian Chochillon, Lydia Deschamps, Guillaume Rollin, Stanislas Harent, Véronique Joly, William Vindrios, Vincent Descamps
We report a rare case of phaehyphomycosis in a 71-year-old heart transplant recipient Togo native patient. Four months after the transplant, he presented painless nodules on the right heel with superficial ulceration. The polyphasic identification uncovered a rare cause of phaehyphomycose: V. botryosa. The treatment combined surgical excision of the lesions and anti-fungal therapy with posaconazole. We discussed eleven reported cases in literature since 1990.
March 2017: Medical Mycology Case Reports
C P Soler, P Gerome, T Leguyadec, P Hance, J Y Nizou, R Le Vagueresse
Scytalidium dimidiatum is a fungus found mainly in tropical and subtropical zones. Infection can cause a benign disease closely resembling dermatophytosis. In immunocompromised hosts, Scytalidium dimidiatum can also lead to phaehyphomycosis. Although awareness of these hyphae remains limited in developed countries, their incidence is growing due to increasing immigration and tourism. The rising incidence is well illustrated by three patients who presented onyxis and squamous-like manifestations on the arch of the foot upon returning from trips overseas and in whom various treatments were unsuccessful...
1999: Médecine Tropicale: Revue du Corps de Santé Colonial
S M Singh, M Pouranik, J Naidu
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July 1992: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
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