Scedosporium apiospermum post-traumatic cranial infection

Published on Jan 1, 2002in Brain Injury2.311
路 DOI :10.1080/02699050110119808
Claudio Farina18
Estimated H-index: 18
Marco Arosio3
Estimated H-index: 3
+ 1 AuthorsMohamed Amer1
Estimated H-index: 1
Scedosporium apiospermum is an environmental mould. Human infection caused by this organism is described more and more. However, only few case reports demonstrate its role as a telluric contaminant in patients affected by traumatism. A case is reported here of a severe post traumatic infection by S. apiospermum in an immunocompetent young man. Surgical drainage associated with systemic therapy was successful.
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