Kerionlike lesion of the scalp due to Acremonium kiliense in a noncompromised boy

Lesão tipo quério do couro cabeludo causada por Acremonium kiliense em menino não imunocomprometido

Abstracts

We report a case of kerionlike lesion of the scalp due to Acremonium kiliense in a boy without underlying disease. Diagnosis was established by direct examination and cultures from pus and scrapings.

Kerionlike lesion; Acremonium kiliense; Noncompromised boy


Relatamos um caso de lesão tipo quério do couro cabeludo causada por Acremonium kiliense, em menino sem doença de base. O diagnóstico foi feito pelo exame direto e cultivos do pus e crostas.


CASE REPORT

Kerionlike lesion of the scalp due to Acremonium kiliense in a noncompromised boy

Lesão tipo quério do couro cabeludo causada por Acremonium kiliense em menino não imunocomprometido

Jorge O. LopesI; Lauro C. RollingI; Walter NeumaierII

IDepartamento de Microbiología e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, RS, Brasil

IIMédico Dermatologista, Santa Maria, RS, Brasil

Correspondence to

SUMMARY

We report a case of kerionlike lesion of the scalp due to Acremonium kiliense in a boy without underlying disease. Diagnosis was established by direct examination and cultures from pus and scrapings.

Keywords: Kerionlike lesion; Acremonium kiliense; Noncompromised boy.

RESUMO

Relatamos um caso de lesão tipo quério do couro cabeludo causada por Acremonium kiliense, em menino sem doença de base. O diagnóstico foi feito pelo exame direto e cultivos do pus e crostas.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Our sincere appreciation is expressed to Dr. Carlos da Silva Lacaz (Laboratório de Micologia Médica, Faculdade de Medicina da USP) for culture identification.

Recebido para publicação em 04/01/1995

Aceito para publicação em 26/01/1995

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  • Correspondence to:
    Jorge O. Lopes
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
    97119-970 Santa Maria, RS, Brasil

Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    21 Sept 2006
  • Date of issue
    Aug 1995

History

  • Accepted
    26 Jan 1995
  • Received
    04 Jan 1995
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