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 1

Keywords

  • Immunocompetent
  • Primary cutaneous aspergillosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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