Penicillium marneffei infection in an African man.

  title={Penicillium marneffei infection in an African man.},
  author={Felix Boon Bin Yap and Suganthi Thevarajah and Johar Asmah},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={16 7},
Penicilliosis is a systemic fungal infection caused by Penicillium marneffei. The infection is most commonly seen in Southeast Asia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. It is rarely seen among individuals of African descent. Here, we report a case of penicilliosis in an African man from Namibia who was studying in Malaysia. He presented with multiple umbilicated papules associated with cough, fever, loss of appetite, and weight. He also had urethral discharge and admitted to unprotected… CONTINUE READING