Journal Article

Lymphadenitis Caused by <i>Scedosporium apiospermum</i> in an Immunocompetent Patient

Nuri Kiraz, Zafer Gülbas, Yurdanur Akgün and Ömrüm Uzun

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 3, pages e59-e61
Published in print February 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/318484
Lymphadenitis Caused by Scedosporium apiospermum in an Immunocompetent Patient

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A case of lymphadenitis caused by Scedosporium apiospermum in a 25-year-old immunocompetent woman had been misdiagnosed as tuberculous lymphadenitis. Clinical response to itraconazole therapy was obtained in 6 months; to our knowledge, this is the first report of lymphadenitis caused by S. apiospermum in humans.

Journal Article.  1794 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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