Disseminated Candida tropicalis in a patient with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is a heterogeneous group of immunodeficiencies associated with persistent candidal infections. Patients with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis are rarely associated with systemic infections caused by other fungi, but almost never by Candida. The authors report a case of a 16-year-old with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis who developed a fungemia with Candida tropicalis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dixon, TC; Steinbach, WJ; Benjamin, DK; Williams, LW; Myers, LA

Published Date

  • August 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 97 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 788 - 790

PubMed ID

  • 15352680

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-200408000-00024


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States