Cutaneous hyalohyphomycosis caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus: report of three cases and review of the literature.

@article{Hall2004CutaneousHC,
  title={Cutaneous hyalohyphomycosis caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus: report of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Virginia C Hall and Sanjiva Goyal and Mark D. P. Davis and John S. Walsh},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={
          648-53
        }
}
Cutaneous infection with Paecilomyces lilacinus is encountered worldwide, with most infections occurring either iatrogenically or in immunocompromised hosts. We report three cases of cutaneous hyalohyphomycosis caused by P. lilacinus, one of which occurred in an immunocompetent individual. In addition, we review the 17 cases previously reported in the literature. Although this infection can be difficult to treat, most cases are not fatal. Most cases responded well to systemic azole antifungal… CONTINUE READING

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