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September 2005

Successful Thermotherapy for a Subcutaneous Infection Due to Alternaria alternata in a Renal Transplant Recipient

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Copyright 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2005

Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(9):1171-1173. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.9.1171-b

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