Cutaneous lesions due to Pleurophoma (Phoma) complex

Ted Rosen, Michael J. Rinaldi, Jaime A. Tschen, Jon K. Stern, Patricia Cernoch

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Abstract

We report a case of striking and disfiguring facial mycosis due to an organism belonging to the Pleurophoma complex of Coelomycetes. This condition was likely acquired through repeated contact with infected soil and exacerbated by prolonged application of topical corticosteroid preparations. Antifungal drug susceptibility testing was used to direct a therapeutic choice in this unusual infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-433
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern medical journal
Volume89
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1996

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  • Medicine(all)

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