Onychomycosis caused by Aspergillus versicolor

Author:

Veraldi S, Chiaratti A, Harak H

Date: 25 June 2009

Abstract:

We report a case of onychomycosis caused by Aspergillus versicolor in a 66-year-old female patient. The infection was characterised clinically by yellowish pigmentation of the nail plate and mild nail bed hyperkeratosis of the first left toe. All other nails were normal. Three direct microscopical examinations of nail samples revealed the presence of hyaline hyphae as well as conidiophores. Pure colonies of A. versicolor were found in three cultures. The patient was successfully treated with oral itraconazole.

Link to DOI:

https://www.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0507.2009.01720.x


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