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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3181d5e112
Case Reports

Primary Cutaneous Acremonium Infection in a Neutropenic Patient After Trauma

Knapp, Charles F. III BS*; Tucci, Veronica T. JD*; Keeler, Jarrod A. BS*; Sandin, Ramon L. MD, MS†‡; Greene, John N. MD§∥

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Abstract

Cutaneous Acremonium infection is a rare condition that may affect both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. We present the case of a 52-year-old woman with a history of acute myelogenous leukemia and neutropenia who developed necrotic lesions on her knees after trauma and whose fungal culture returned positive for Acremonium spp.

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