Primary cutaneous Aspergillus ustus infection: Second reported case

R. M. Ricci, J. S. Evans, J. J. Meffert, L. Kaufman, L. C. Sadkowski

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We describe the second case of primary cutaneous Aspergillus ustus infection in an immunocompromised patient. Cutaneous aspergillosis was confirmed both by culture and positive fluorescent antibody staining. Few species of Aspergillus are pathogenic in human beings, and fewer still cause primary cutaneous disease. The only other reported case of aspergillosis from Aspergillus ustus occurred in an immunosuppressed patient who was temporally and geographically separated from ours.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)797-798
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5 II
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Dermatology


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