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Disseminated fungal infection by Fusarium in acute lymphatic leukemia


Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 136(3): 213-216
Disseminated fungal infection by Fusarium in acute lymphatic leukemia
Following chemotherapy, a 34-year-old patient with acute lymphocytic leukaemia presented with persistent fever and myalgias, associated with cutaneous lesions which appeared all over the body Skin lesions consisted of erythematous-papular elements, majority of which were vesicular bullae that evolved with a black necrotic centre. Histopathological examinations showed septate branching hyphae in superficial and middle dermis.

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