Pheohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala spinifera: a rare occurrence.

Abstract:

:A 10-year-old immunocompetent boy presented with multiple, verrucous, disseminated pheohyphomycotic lesions caused by Exophiala spinifera. The patient was not responsive to combination antifungal therapy (itraconazole, terbinafine, fluconazole) and cryotherapy. As antifungal susceptibility is known to be variable for Exophiala spinifera, in vitro sensitivity testing is recommended before medical treatment. This article reviews, in brief, all cases documented so far in the English literature.

journal_name

Int J Dermatol

authors

Singal A,Pandhi D,Bhattacharya SN,Das S,Aggarwal S,Mishra K

doi

10.1111/j.1365-4632.2007.03430.x

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2008-01-01 00:00:00

pages

44-7

issue

1

eissn

0011-9059

issn

1365-4632

pii

IJD3430

journal_volume

47

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