Title

Multiple Subcutaneous Mycetomas caused by Pseudallescheria boydii: Response to therapy with oral potassium iodide solution

Document Type

Article

Department

Medicine

Abstract

We describe the case of a sixteen-year-old male who presented with multiple subcutaneous mycetomas proven on culture to be secondary to Pseudallescheria boydi., The lesions responded completely to oral potassium iodide solution. To our knowledge this has never been reported in humans.

Publication

Journal of Infection