A case of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exserohilum species in an immunocompromised patient
作者: Koppada Rajasekhar Anaparthy Usharani Nirupama Padmaja Bondili Ratna Harika Dusi Perala Balamurali Krishna
刊名: Our Dermatology Online, 2013, Vol.4 (4)
来源数据库: Our Dermatology Online
关键词: subcutaneous nodulesExserohilum speciesPhaeohyphomycosis
原始语种摘要: Phaeohyphomycoses are rare fungal infections, caused by dematiaceous fungi, manifested as cutaneous and subcutaneous infections, meningitis, sinusitis, keratitis, osteomyelitis and disseminated infection. This is a case report of a 45year old immuno compromised female on ART (Anti Retroviral therapy) presented with fever and generalized nodular lesions draining pus on face, hands, axilla, groin and labia majora since one month. Biopsy of the subcutaneous nodule on the lateral aspect of the thigh revealed septate fungal hyphae on 10% KOH (10% Potassium Hydroxide) mount. Fungal culture of the biopsy material on SDA (Sabouraud’s Dextrose Agar) at 250C showed cotton wooly, dark gray to olivaceous black growth with black reverse and identified as dematiaceous fungi belonging to Exserohilum...
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  • subcutaneous 皮下的
  • olivaceous 橄榄色的
  • septate 有隔膜的
  • fungi 真菌
  • hyphae 菌丝
  • osteomyelitis 骨髓炎
  • fungal 真菌的
  • axilla 夹肢窝
  • generalized 广义
  • black 炭黑