We report the case of a patient with different skin lesions following concomitant or sequential Talaromyces marneffei infection and other opportunistic infections associated with neutralizing antiinterferon (IFN)-γ autoantibodies. This type of infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients who are HIV negative and infected with T marneffei.
A woman in her 40s presented with a 9-month history of intermittent fever, fatigue, cough, thoracodynia, and multiple skin nodules and abscesses. She resided in a rural area village in Guangxi, in southern China. Her medical history and family history were unremarkable.
Shi N, Kong J, Wang K, Cao C. Coinfection With Talaromyces marneffei and Other Pathogens Associated With Acquired Immunodeficiency. JAMA Dermatol. Published online July 24, 2019155(10):1195–1197. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.1532
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