pseudallescheriasis

pseud·al·les·che·ri·a·sis

(sūd'al-es-kĕ-rī'ă-sis),
A variety of clinical diseases resulting from infection with Pseudallescheria boydii; for example, bronchial colonization, and invasive pneumonitis, as well as mycotic keratitis, endophthalmitis, endocarditis, meningitis, sinusitis, brain abscesses, cutaneous and subcutaneous infections, and disseminated systemic infections.

pseudallescheriasis

/pseu·dal·les·che·ri·a·sis/ (sldbomacd″al-es-kĕ-ri´ah-sis) infection with Pseudallescheria boydii, usually manifest as mycetoma and pulmonary infection.

pseud·al·les·che·ri·a·sis

(sūd'ăl-es'kĕ-rī'ă-sis)
A variety of clinical diseases resulting from infection with Pseudallescheria boydii (e.g., pulmonary colonization, fungoma, and invasive pneumonitis), as well as mycotic keratitis, endophthalmitis, endocarditis, meningitis, sinusitis, brain abscesses, cutaneous and subcutaneous infections, and disseminated systemic infections.
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Voriconazole is reported to be effective in pulmonary pseudallescheriasis (18).
Case of pulmonary pseudallescheriasis responding successfully to treatment with voriconazole.
Pseudallescheria boydii brain abscess successfully treated with voriconazole and surgical drainage: case report and literature review of central nervous system pseudallescheriasis.
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However, an increasing number of cases of disseminated pseudallescheriasis has been observed in immunocompromised patients due to increased incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection, antineoplastic or immunosuppressive medication, and bone marrow or solid organ transplantation.
However, the use of corticosteroids, immunosuppressive or antineoplastic medication, bone marrow or solid organ transplantation, and human immunodeficiency virus infection have increased the occurrence of disseminated pseudallescheriasis.