Case Report. Oro-facial manifestations of Penicillium marneffei infection in a Thai patient with AIDS

Mycoses. 2002 Nov;45(9-10):411-4. doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2002.00766.x.


Penicillium marneffei infection is prevalent in South-East Asia and Southern China and has been considered an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining disease. This report focuses on the oral and facial manifestations of P. marneffei infection in a 28-year-old Thai male patient with AIDS. The clinical, mycological and ultrastructural features are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / microbiology*
  • Adult
  • Dermatomycoses / drug therapy
  • Dermatomycoses / microbiology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mycoses / complications
  • Mycoses / microbiology*
  • Penicillium / isolation & purification*
  • Thailand