Pulmonary phaeohyphomycosis: a challenge to the clinician.

@article{Castro2013PulmonaryPA,
  title={Pulmonary phaeohyphomycosis: a challenge to the clinician.},
  author={Ana Sofia Castro and Ana Caroline Andrade Oliveira and Virg{\'i}nia Lopes},
  journal={European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 128},
  pages={187-8}
}
Phaeohyphomycosis is a rare, slowly progressive infection caused by a heterogeneous group of imperfect black or dematiaceous fungi that are found in plants and soil, and contain a cytoplasmic melanin-like pigment, which appears to have aetiological significance by decreasing the susceptibility of these organisms to antifungal agents. A commonly recognised species included in this group is Cladosporium spp. [1]. Although it has been described as a pathogen in immunocompromised patients, there… CONTINUE READING
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