Fungal colonisation in digital silicone rubber prostheses.


The fungal discolouration of silicone rubber prostheses is reported in four cases. In two of the cases, the discolouration was caused by the fungus Candida tropicalis. In the other two cases, two different fungal organisms, namely Trichoderma sp. and Scedosporium prolificans were incriminated. The non-porous silicone rubber layers create an enclosed… (More)

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