Phaeohyphomycosis of the nasal sinuses caused by a new species of Exserohilum.

  title={Phaeohyphomycosis of the nasal sinuses caused by a new species of Exserohilum.},
  author={A. Padhye and L. Ajello and M. Wieden and K. Steinbronn},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={24 2},
  • A. Padhye, L. Ajello, +1 author K. Steinbronn
  • Published 1986
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • A 27-year-old man with a 6-year history of allergies developed nasal polyps that occluded his nose and prevented visual examination beyond the nasal vestibules. Histological examination of the polyps and bony tissue revealed septate, dematiaceous hyphae invading the bone trabeculae. A dematiaceous fungus was isolated in pure culture from the diseased tissue. Detailed mycological examination of the isolate showed that it produced numerous, distinctive poroconidia from erect, geniculate… CONTINUE READING
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