A case of primary cutaneous aspergillosis

Hyun Min Cho, Jiehyun Jeon, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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    Abstract

    The genus Aspergillus is widely distributed in nature, and causes lung, central nervous system, and nose-orbital region infection, plus immune deficiency. Primary cutaneous aspergillosis occurs prevalently in immunocompromized patients. Only seven cases of primary cutaneous aspergillosis which occurred in immunocompetent patients has been reported in the world. We report a case of primary cutaneous aspergillosis which occurred in an 84 year old female patient who bad a normal immune status.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)852-854
    Number of pages3
    JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
    Volume44
    Issue number7
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul

    Keywords

    • Immunocompetent
    • Primary cutaneous aspergillosis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Dermatology

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