Severe Disseminated Phaeohyphomycosis in an Immunocompetent Patient Caused by Veronaea botryosa

@article{Bonifaz2013SevereDP,
  title={Severe Disseminated Phaeohyphomycosis in an Immunocompetent Patient Caused by Veronaea botryosa},
  author={Alexandro Bonifaz and Mehrnaz Mohammad Davoudi and G. Sybren de Hoog and Carmen Padilla-Desgarennes and Denisse V{\'a}zquez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Gisela Navarrete and Jacques F Meis and Hamid Badali},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={175},
  pages={497-503}
}
We present a severe case of disseminated phaeohyphomycosis due to Veronaea botryosa. A 32-year-old female, native from Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico, presented a chronic dermatosis which started 10 years earlier with multiple exophytic, multilobulated, soft, and pedunculated or sessile neoformations of diverse sizes from 2 to 10 cm in diameter, which became verrucose and increased in size. The patient was immunocompetent, and no hereditary or familiar precedents of importance were known. No… CONTINUE READING