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Disseminated Fusariosis in a Pediatric Population


Address correspondence to Lucero N. Morel, M.D., Hospital Universitario La Paz, Dermatología, Paseo de la Castellana, 261, 28046, Madrid, Spain, or e-mail:


Abstract:  Members of the genus Fusarium are ubiquitous filamentous fungi that can cause disease in immunocompromised patients. We present a case in which the resistance to conventional antifungal therapies led to a fatal outcome.