Emerging Cutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis Caused by Alternaria infectoria

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.13496

Keywords:

Alternaria, Dermatomicose, Immunocompromised Host, Phaeohyphomycosis

Abstract

Alternaria species belong to a group of opportunistic fungi that causes skin infection mainly in immunosuppressed patients. The authors describe two clinically distinct cases of cutaneous alternariosis caused by Alternaria infectoria in patients under prolonged corticosteroid treatment. Additionally, a brief review of published cases in portuguese patients is conducted.

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Published

2021-11-02

How to Cite

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Kieselová K, Gomes T, Santiago F, Martinha H. Emerging Cutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis Caused by Alternaria infectoria. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2021 Nov. 2 [cited 2024 Feb. 28];34(11):774-8. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/13496

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Case Report