Phaeohyphomycosis caused by Alternaria infectoria presenting as multiple vegetating lesions in a renal transplant patient.
- Autores: Afonso A, Amaro C, Cardoso J, Cunha D, Inacio J, Maduro AP, Martins Mda L, Pinto GM, Vieira MR
- Ano de Publicação: 2012
- Journal: Revista Iberoamericana De Micologia
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Phaeohyphomycosis+caused+by+Alternaria+infectoria+presenting+as+multiple+vegetating+lesions+in+a+renal+transplant+patient
The genus Alternaria is one of the most common black moulds and appears to be increasing as a causative agent of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis, particularly among immunosuppressed patients. A 53-year-old patient who had received a kidney transplant presented with multiple verrucous lesions on the distal extremities.