Hematogenously disseminated skin disease caused by Mucor velutinosus in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia

Janyce A. Sugui, Jesica A. Christensen, John E. Bennett, Adrian M. Zelazny, Kyung J. Kwon-Chung

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Abstract

We report here a case of disseminated skin infection caused by Mucor velutinosus, a recently described new species. We believe this to be the first published report of a clinical case of mucormycosis due to M. velutinosus, as well as a rare case of dissemination from a deep site to skin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2728-2732
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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