• Trichosporon beigelii fungemia and multiple, purpuric, papular skin lesions developed on the chest wall and extremities of a 22-year-old man with acute granulocytic leukemia. Histologically, the skin lesions demonstrated dermal budding yeasts, which were identified as T beigelii in culture. Unexplained biventricular, congestive heart failure and sepsis with Streptococcus intermedius developed, and the patient died 28 days after his admission to the hospital.
(Arch Dermatol 1982;118:343-345)
Manzella JP, Berman IJ, Kukrika MD. Trichosporon beigelii Fungemia and Cutaneous Dissemination. Arch Dermatol. 1982;118(5):343-345. doi:10.1001/archderm.1982.01650170057025