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Cutaneous Scedosporium apiospermum infection in an immunocompromised patient.
  1. C P Bower,
  2. J D Oxley,
  3. C K Campbell,
  4. C B Archer
  1. Department of Dermatology, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK. Gif.Bower@Virgin.net

    Abstract

    Scedosporium apiospermum infection occurred in the left forearm of a patient who was taking oral prednisolone for pulmonary fibrosis. The infection appeared to follow a scratch from a blackcurrant bush. This is the first reported case in the United Kingdom of a cutaneous infection from Scedosporium apiospermum in an immunocompromised patient.

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