Protothecosis: report of a case with 20-year follow-up, and review of previously published cases.


We present a Prototheca wickerhamii wound infection case that failed treatment with ketoconazole but was cured with amphotericin-B plus tetracycline. The patient was immunocompetent but had had local steroid injections. We reviewed another 159 cases from the literature. Prototheca has infected many areas of the human body, but most often skin, olecranon… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13693786.2012.677862


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