Trichosporon beigelii fungemia and metastasic pneumonia in a trauma patient

  • O. Miró
  • E. Sacanella
  • P. Nadal
  • M. M. Lluch
  • J. M. Nicolás
  • J. Millá
  • A. Urbano-Márquez
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Abstract

Trichosporon beigelii is a fungus which usually produces cutaneous involvement in immunocompetent hosts, being rarely reported to cause systemic infection. A case of fungemia and metastasic pneumonia caused byTrichosporon beigelii in a trauma patient is reported.

Keywords

Internal Medicine Pneumonia Trauma Patient Systemic Infection Immunocompetent Host 

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Miró
    • 1
  • E. Sacanella
    • 1
  • P. Nadal
    • 1
  • M. M. Lluch
    • 1
  • J. M. Nicolás
    • 1
  • J. Millá
    • 1
  • A. Urbano-Márquez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineHospital Clínic i ProvincialBarcelonaSpain

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