Cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Paraconiothyrium cyclothyrioides

Rachel A. Gordon, Deanna A. Sutton, Elizabeth H. Thompson, Vandana Shrikanth, Gerard J.M. Verkley, J. Benjamin Stielow, Rana Mays, Deanna Oleske, L. Katie Morrison, Whitney J. Lapolla, Sarah Galfione, Stephen Tyring, Christina A. Samathanam, Jianmin Fu, Brian L. Wickes, Victor Mulanovich, Audrey Wanger, Cesar A. Arias

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Abstract

Paraconiothyrium cyclothyrioides is a recently described coelomycetous fungal species. We present a case in a renal transplant patient with chronic skin lesions of the lower extremities caused by P. cyclothyrioides. Treatment with posaconazole led to complete resolution of the lesions. P. cyclothyrioides should be considered an opportunistic human pathogen in immunocompromised patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3795-3798
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume50
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012

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Gordon, R. A., Sutton, D. A., Thompson, E. H., Shrikanth, V., Verkley, G. J. M., Stielow, J. B., Mays, R., Oleske, D., Morrison, L. K., Lapolla, W. J., Galfione, S., Tyring, S., Samathanam, C. A., Fu, J., Wickes, B. L., Mulanovich, V., Wanger, A., & Arias, C. A. (2012). Cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Paraconiothyrium cyclothyrioides. Journal of clinical microbiology, 50(11), 3795-3798. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01943-12