Primary cutaneous zygomycosis secondary to minor trauma in an immunocompromised pediatric patient: A case report

Samantha Sirignano, Patrick Blake, Jake E. Turrentine, Arturo R. Dominguez

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Abstract

Zygomycosis is an opportunistic infection generally found in immunocompromised individuals. Herein we present a pediatric patient with primary cutaneous mucormycosis that developed at a site of trauma. Diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Volume20
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Mucor
  • Mucorales
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric
  • Rhizopus
  • Transplant case
  • Zygomycosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Medicine(all)

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