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Deep Phaeohyphomycosis

Medical Mycology

Systemic Mycoses Caused by Opportunistic Fungi

  1. Chester R. Cooper, Jr PhD Associate Professor

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0162

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Cooper, Jr, C. R. 2010. Deep Phaeohyphomycosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections.

Author Information

  1. Youngstown State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Youngstown, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Phaeohyphomycosis–Histopathological and Clinical Concepts
  • 2
    Clinical Manifestations of DSP
  • 3
    Histopathology and Diagnosis of DSP
  • 4
    Treatment of DSP
  • 5
    Biological Aspects Related to Pathogenesis
  • 6
    Summary and Future Directions

Keywords:

  • deep Phaeohyphomycosis;
  • Phaeohyphomycosis–histopathological and clinical concepts;
  • phaeoid (dematiaceous) fungi-curious group of organisms causing clinical pathologies;
  • clinical manifestations of DSP;
  • disseminated phaeohyphomycosis;
  • biological aspects related to pathogenesis;
  • best-studied virulence factors in W. dermatitidis-melanin;
  • DSP, characterized by disseminated and cerebral infections