phaeohyphomycosis

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phaeohyphomycosis

 [fe″o-hi″fo-mi-ko´- sis]
a hyphomycosis in which the infecting fungus is dark in color; most are opportunistic infections.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phae·o·hy·pho·my·co·sis

(fē'ō-hī'fō-mī-kō'sis),
A group of superficial and deep infections caused by fungi that form pigmented hyphae and yeastlike cells in tissue, that is, dematiaceous fungal infections other than chromoblastomycosis and mycetomas. In humans, cats, and horses, phaeohyphomycosis is caused by many species.
[G. phaios, dusky, + hyphē, web, + mycosis]
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phaeohyphomycosis

Mycology An infection caused by dematiaceous hyphae with yeast forms in tissue. Cf Chromoblastomycosis.
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phae·o·hy·pho·my·co·sis

(fē'ō-hī'fō-mī-kō'sis)
A group of superficial and deep infections caused by fungi that form pigmented hyphae and yeastlike cells in tissue.
[G. phaios, dusky, + hyphē, web, + mycosis]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis due to Cladosporium cladosporioides," Mycoses, vol.
Phialophora verrucosa-induced subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis. Fine needle aspiration findings.
Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Exophiala jeanselmei: successful treatment with itraconazole.
Multifocal subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Phialophora verrucosa.
In immunocompetent hosts, Phaeoacremonium has been reported to cause subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis, osteomyelitis, endophthalmitis, and onychomycosis.
Ono, "Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Phaeoacremonium rubrigenum in an immunosuppressed patient," Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi, vol.
Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis by Exophiala jeanselmei in a cardiac transplant recipient.

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