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Onset of disseminated cutaneous nodules following toe amputation in heart transplant patient

  • Author(s): Margheim, Ashlee
  • Malone, Janine C
  • Owen, Cindy
  • et al.
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Alternaria spp. infections are rare, but organ transplant recipients and immunosuppressed patients are particularly at risk of developing cutaneous alternariosis. Although cutaneous alternariosis is well-defined, instances of disseminated infection are exceedingly rare. We report a case of disseminated Alternaria infection in an immunocompromised patient from a primary focus of ungual phaeohyphomycosis.

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