Scedosporium prolificans osteomyelitis following penetrating injury: A case report

Abstract

Scedosporium prolificans are opportunistic moulds that can cause mycetoma following penetrating injuries. This fungus is more virulent than other species and treatment options are limited. Here we describe the first known case in the UK of S. prolificans osteomyelitis, in a 4 year old following penetrating injury. Successful outcome with limb salvage and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.03.002

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