BMC Infect Dis 2017 09 26;17(1):649. Epub 2017 Sep 26.
Department of Clinical Pathology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2-1-1 Minatojima-Minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0047, Japan.
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BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Feb 13;18(1):40. Epub 2018 Feb 13.
Department of Ophthalmology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-39-15 Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma, 371-8511, Japan.
Background: Ubiquitous fungi of the Scedosporium apiospermum species complex (SASC) cause various opportunistic infections. Posterior subtenon triamcinolone acetonide (STTA) injection is a standard therapy for intraocular inflammation and macular edema. We report a case of Scedosporium apiospermum infectious scleritis after a posterior STTA injection. Read More
Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 2015 Jan;6(3):184-7
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Background: Fungal infections of the nasal cavity can be destructive entities that are typically seen in immunocompromised hosts. We present a case of a localized fungal abscess of the nasal septum in an immunocompetent host after endoscopic treatment of maxillary sinus fungus balls.
Method: A 51-year-old woman with a history of asthma and recent treatment with oral steroids presented with bilateral maxillary sinus mycetomas. Read More
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2015 Nov;26(6):1253-6
Department of Nephrology, Institute of Renal Sciences, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Scedosporium apiospermum is the asexual form of a rare fungus Pseudallescheria boydii that is usually present in the soil, sewage and dirty water. In immunocompromised patients, it is a rare infection involving multiple organs. We present a case of renal allograft recipient who developed fever two weeks post renal transplant. Read More
Med J Malaysia 2011 Aug;66(3):253-4
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 34000 Hospital Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.
Nasal septum abscesses caused by uncontrolled diabetes mellitus are rare. We report 3 cases. Very few cases have been published concerning non-traumatic nasal septum abscesses. Read More