TITLE

Thyroid abscess due to Scedosporium apiospermum

AUTHOR(S)
Sireesha, P.; Kumar, C. H. Manoj; Setty, C. R.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p409
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
We report a case of thyroid abscess caused by Scedosporium apiospermum in a patient with cirrhosis of liver and autoimmune haemolytic anaemia. To date, there are no reports of isolation of this fungus from thyroid abscess.
ACCESSION #
55249713

 

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