Disseminated Subcutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala oligosperma in a Patient with Wegener's Granulomatosis

Kan, Takanobu; Takahagi, Shunsuke; Kamegashira, Akiko; Ooiwa, Hiroshi; Yaguchi, Takashi; Hide, Michihiro
May 2013
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;2013, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p356
Academic Journal
The article presents a case report of a 71-year-old female patient with a history of Wegener's granulomatosis that manifested in multiple subcutaneous nodules, cutaneous erythema and discharge of pus on her left forearm, which were consistent with subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis (PHM). The patient was given voriconazole (VRCZ) to treat PHM, which was caused by Exophiala oligosperma fungal infection.


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