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Pulmonary phaeohyphomycosis due to Xylohypha bantiana.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2039350     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We encountered a rare case of pulmonary phaeohyphomycosis due to Xylohypha bantiana documented by culture. This dematiaceous (darkly pigmented) fungus is primarily neurotropic. It usually produces phaeohyphomycosis of the central nervous system but may also involve the skin and subcutaneous tissues. The patient, a 49-year-old woman with a history of steroid-treated inflammatory bowel disease, was found to have a lung nodule consisting of granulomas that contained dark hyphal fragments that stained positively with the argentaffin reaction. Surgical excision was curative and appears to be the treatment of choice.
Authors:
M C Borges; S Warren; W White; E V Pellettiere
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  115     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-28     Completed Date:  1991-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Ill 60068.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
Crohn Disease / complications,  drug therapy
Female
Humans
Lung Diseases, Fungal / microbiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Mitosporic Fungi* / isolation & purification
Mycoses / microbiology,  pathology*,  surgery
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones

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