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Cutaneous and subcutaneous deep tissue infections due to Alternaria species tend to occur most often in immunodepressed patients. The most common clinical form, alternariosis, is considered a paheohyphomycosis.1 More than 90 cases of cutaneous alternariosis have been reported, most of them in Europe.2
Torres-Rodríguez JM, González MP, Corominas JM, Pujol RM. Successful Thermotherapy for a Subcutaneous Infection Due to Alternaria alternata in a Renal Transplant Recipient. Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(9):1171–1173. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.9.1171-b
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