dactylaria infection of a human being: pulmonary disease in a heart transplant recipient.we describe a case of pulmonary abscess caused by dactylaria constricta in a heart transplant recipient. a 30-year-old man with a 1-month history of fever and cough was found by computed tomographic scan to have a cavitary lesion in the lingular segment in the upper lobe of his left lung. culture of a needle biopsy specimen yielded a pure culture of d. constricta. the patient was successfully treated with systemic amphotericin b therapy, which resulted in resolution of the clinical symptoms and ...19921498151
phaeohyphomycosis caused by dactylaria (human dactylariosis): report of a case with review of the literature.phaeohyphomycosis due to dactylaria (ochroconis) spp. is a rare infection of man. it was first reported in 1986. all patients have had significant immunosuppression. to our knowledge, this is the second case of phaeohyphomycosis caused by dactylaria constricta var. gallopava in a liver transplant patient and it developed even though he had been receiving fungal prophylaxis with fluconazole. moreover, this case may represent nosocomial acquisition. in addition, we have reviewed the english langua ...19958666840
Displaying items 1 - 2 of 2