Chronic craniofacial dematiaceous fungal infection: a case report.

  title={Chronic craniofacial dematiaceous fungal infection: a case report.},
  author={K Sudarshan Shetty and Peter J. Giannini and Ronald M Achong},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  volume={26 4},
Curvularia is a saprobic dematiaceous mold that has been associated with a wide spectrum of human infection. In non-immunosuppressed patients, infections frequently involve the paranasal sinus, skin, and soft tissue, whereas systemic dissemination and endocarditis are extremely rare. The optimal antifungal therapy for Curvularia infection is not known, and… CONTINUE READING