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Phaeohyphomycosis: Introduction

Fungal infections caused by a variety of dark-colored (dematiaceous) fungi. The fungus often occurs on the skin where it forms nodules and cysts but is also capable of invading deeper tissues and even the brain. The fungal infection usually results when a contaminated material such as a splinter or plant matter enters the skin, usually through a cut. The dark pigmented fungi occur mostly in tropical and subtropical areas and can be found in soil and rotting vegetation. These fungal infections tend to be opportunistic and immunocompromised people are particularly susceptible. ...more »

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