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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 282-284

A case report of white grain eumycetoma caused by Scedosporium apiospermum in a tertiary care hospital of the Eastern India


1 Department of Microbiology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Microbiology, National Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Microbiology, Sagar Dutta Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2321-4848.171925

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Scedosporium apiospermum and its asexual state Pseudallecheria boydiiare increasingly recognized as an opportunistic pathogen. Here, we describe a white grain eumycetoma of left foot of a 48-year-old female caused by S. apiospermum. Treatment with oral voriconazole was successful.


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