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Cladosporiosis (cerebral phaeohyphomycosis) of brain--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2761609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of cerebral cladosporiosis caused by Cladosporium trichoides (bantianum) now known as Xylohypha bantiana is described and illustrated. Predisposing debilitating diseases were not detectable. The Cladosporiosis diagnosis was based on visualisation of hyphal element in direct Gram's stain, direct KOH preparate of pus from brain abscess and on repeated successful cultivation of Cladosporium trichoides from specimen and by histopathology. Following surgery and anti-fungal chemotherapy the patient was cured.
U Banerjee; A K Mohapatra; C Sarkar; R Chaudhery
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycopathologia     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0301-486X     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycopathologia     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-09-11     Completed Date:  1989-09-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505689     Medline TA:  Mycopathologia     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Abscess / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  surgery
Cladosporium / growth & development
Mycoses / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  surgery

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