Onychomycosis caused by Fusarium solani and Fusarium oxysporum in São Paulo, Brazil

Onychomycosis caused by Fusarium solani and Fusarium oxysporum in São Paulo, Brazil

Autor Godoy, P. Google Scholar
Nunes, F. Google Scholar
Silva, V Google Scholar
Tomimori-Yamashita, J. Google Scholar
Zaror, L. Google Scholar
Fischman, O. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Chile
Univ Austral Chile
Resumo Fusarium species are common soil saprophytes and plant pathogens that have been frequently reported as etiologic agents of opportunistic infections in humans. We report eight cases of onychomycosis caused by Fusarium solani (4) and Fusarium oxysporum (4) in São Paulo, Brazil. These species were isolated from toenails in all cases. the infections were initially considered to be caused by dermatophytes. the clinical appearance of the affected toenails was leukonychia or distal subungual hyperkeratosis with yellowish brown coloration. the eight cases reported here suggest that Fusarium spp. should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of tinea unguium.
Assunto Fusarium solani
Fusarium oxysporum
onychomycosis
Idioma Inglês
Data 2004-04-01
Publicado em Mycopathologia. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publ, v. 157, n. 3, p. 287-290, 2004.
ISSN 0301-486X (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Editor Kluwer Academic Publ
Extensão 287-290
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:MYCO.0000024186.32367.d4
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000221619800008
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27699

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