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Extended fungal skin infection due to Aureobasidium pullulans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20055859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Black yeasts are a rare cause of infections especially in Europe, yet their pathological significance is increasing, particularly in cases of immunosuppression. We report a 53-year-old immunocompetent woman with an extensive skin infection due to Aureobasidium pullulans, who responded well to treatment with liposomal amphotericin B.
D Pikazis; I D Xynos; V Xila; A Velegraki; K Aroni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1365-2230     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-08     Completed Date:  2010-08-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e892-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathophysiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Amphotericin B / therapeutic use*
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use*
Ascomycota / isolation & purification*
Dermatomycoses / drug therapy,  pathology*,  transmission
Middle Aged
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 0/liposomal amphotericin B; 1397-89-3/Amphotericin B

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