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2020 Jun

Curr Med Mycol



Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis due to in an immunocompetent individual: A case report and brief review of literature.


G Rathod P, Mishra B, Thakur A, S Loomba P, Sharma A, Bajaj A, Das M, Bhasin A
Curr Med Mycol. 2020 Jun; 6(2):52-57.
PMID: 33628983.


Fungal infections of the central nervous system (CNS) are life-threatening conditions that are frequently misdiagnosed with bacterial and viral CNS infections. Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis is a cerebral infection caused by dematiaceous fungi, especially . Very few cases of fungal CNS infection have been reported across the world. High clinical suspicion should be cast for the patients with brain abscess that do not respond to conventional antibiotic therapy.