Case Reports. Infection due to Scedosporium apiospermum in renal transplant recipients: a report of two cases and literature review of central nervous system and cutaneous infections by Pseudallescheria boydii/Sc. apiospermum

Mycoses. 2002 Nov;45(9-10):418-27. doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2002.00790.x.

Abstract

Two cases of infections due to Scedosporium apiospermum in renal transplant recipients, one localized in the central nervous system, the other in the skin, are presented, and a literature review of 21 cases of central nervous system and cutaneous infections due to Pseudallescheria boydii/Sc. apiospermum is given.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Biopsy
  • Central Nervous System Diseases / drug therapy
  • Central Nervous System Diseases / microbiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Transplantation*
  • Leg Dermatoses / drug therapy
  • Leg Dermatoses / microbiology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycetoma / drug therapy
  • Mycetoma / microbiology*
  • Pseudallescheria / drug effects
  • Pseudallescheria / isolation & purification
  • Scedosporium / isolation & purification*
  • Tomography