Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis caused by an Exophiala species

Mycoses. May-Jun 1991;34(5-6):239-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0507.1991.tb00651.x.

Abstract

A 45-year-old woman was found to have cerebral phaeohyphomycosis caused by an Exophiala species. The portal of entry of the fungus remained unknown. Despite surgery and antimycotic therapy the patient died from circulation failure. The fungus is compared to several related Exophiala species.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Brain / microbiology*
  • Brain / pathology
  • Brain Diseases / microbiology*
  • Brain Diseases / pathology
  • Exophiala / isolation & purification*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Mycoses / microbiology*
  • Mycoses / pathology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed