Med Mycol J 2016 ;57(4):J133-J139
Department of Dermatology, Kyorin University School of Medicine.
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Med Mycol 2017 Nov;55(8):851-858
Department of Dermatology, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The most common etiologic agent encountered in Southern China is from the genus Fonsecaea. Fonsecaea species are often misidentified due to indistinct morphology features; furthermore, recent taxonomy revision was done on the fungi genus. Read More
Med Mycol 2010 Sep;48(6):800-6
Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
A new species of Fonsecaea, Fonsecaea nubica, morphologically similar to F. pedrosoi and F. monophora, is described using multilocus molecular data including AFLP profiles, sequences of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacers (ITS), and partial sequences of the cell division cycle (cdc42), beta-tubulin (tub1) and actin (act1) genes. Read More
Med Mycol 2005 Aug;43(5):465-72
Department of Neurosurgery, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.
We report a case of cerebral phaeohyphomycosis in a 53-year-old immunocompetent diabetic male, caused by Fonsecaea monophora. Computerized tomography of the brain revealed an abscess, which yielded F. monophora in pure culture. Read More
Mycopathologia 2015 Jun 10;179(5-6):447-52. Epub 2015 Jan 10.
Department of Dermatology, Southwest Hospital of the Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, 400038, China.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by dematiaceous fungi. Fonsecaea monophora, a new species segregated from F. pedrosoi, may be the most prevalent pathogen of chromoblastomycosis in southern China. Read More