Cutaneous blastomycosis and dermatophytic pseudomycetoma in a Persian cat from Bangkok, Thailand

Abstract

This is a case report of concurrent of blastomycosis and pseudomycetoma in a 3 year-old Persian cat from Bangkok, Thailand. Histopathology from antemortem and postmortem samples revealed blastomycosis and dermatophyte pseudomycetoma. The PCR analysis of the formalin-embedded tissue of antemortem sample confirmed that blastomycosis was caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis. Dermatophyte infection was caused by Microsporum canis. According to the author's knowledge, this is the first case of Blastomyces dermatitidis and dermatophyte pseudomycetoma in South-East Asia.

DOI: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2017.01.001

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@inproceedings{Duangkaew2017CutaneousBA, title={Cutaneous blastomycosis and dermatophytic pseudomycetoma in a Persian cat from Bangkok, Thailand}, author={Lerpen Duangkaew and Lawan Larsuprom and Chaiyan Kasondorkbua and Charles Chen and Ariya Chindamporn}, booktitle={Medical mycology case reports}, year={2017} }