A case of cutaneous Scedosporium infection in an immunocompromised patient

Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, 04/17/2012

The authors present a case of disseminated S. apiospermum infection with cutaneous manifestations in a 59–year–old woman with myelodysplastic syndrome, in remission from chronic lymphocytic leukemia, presented with pneumonia and deteriorating mental status. An X–ray computed tomography scan showed three non–contrast–enhancing hypodensities affecting the brain.

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