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September 1988

Phaeomycotic Cyst (Chromoblastomycosis) of the Neck

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1988;114(9):1031-1032. doi:10.1001/archotol.1988.01860210097025

• An unusual fungal infection of the neck caused by Phialophora verrucosa (chromoblastomycosis) is presented. The patient acquired this fungus by cutting his chin on a wooden floor. Surgical and medical therapy of this unusual disease is discussed.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1988;114:1031-1032)