Curr Med Mycol 2020 Sep;6(3):69-72
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Science, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.
Background And Purpose: Herein, we describe a rare case of fatal cerebral phaeohyphomycosis by in an immunocompetent individual without any underlying risk factors.
Case Report: A 55-year-old female presented with a short history of fever for 1 month, as well as headache, sudden onset of right-sided upper and lower limb weakness, and loss of speech for 10 days. Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging scan revealed large, peripherally enhancing, well-defined, cystic, space- occupying, axial lesion in the left parietal lobe with a mass effect. Read More