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VITAE Academia Biomédica Digital
Centro de Análisis de Imágenes Biomédicas Computarizadas-CAIBC0
ISSN: 1317-987x
No. 59, 2014, pp. 1-8
Bioline Code: va14018
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

VITAE Academia Biomédica Digital, No. 59, 2014, pp. 1-8

 es Sinusitis fúngica por Scedosporium apiospermum check for this species in other resources en una paciente aparentemente inmunocompetente
Inoa, Noris Salcedo; Quesada, Félix; Severino, Bethania; Diplam, Johanna & Cosme, Marlene

Resumen

Se reporta el primer caso de sinusitis micótica por Scedosporium apiospermum check for this species in other resources , en el Hospital Salvador B. Gautier en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el cual fue tratado con resección quirúrgica debido a pólipos nasales de donde se tomaron muestras que fueron enviadas a microbiología y anatomía patológica para cultivos y estudio histopatológico, se identificó el moho Scedosporium apiospermum. Se enfatiza la búsqueda de anneloconidias características de este hongo, en los exámenes microscópico, para establecer el agente etiológico en la muestra clínica. La erradicación exitosa de esta infección se llevó a cabo con el drenaje quirúrgico y terapia antifúngica.

Palabras-clave
Enfermedad esfenoidal-etmoidal fúngica; Scedosporium apiospermum; cirugía; agentes antifúngicos

 
 en Sinus fungal infection by Scedosporium apiospermum check for this species in other resources in an apparent immunocompetent patient.
Inoa, Noris Salcedo; Quesada, Félix; Severino, Bethania; Diplam, Johanna & Cosme, Marlene

Abstract

We report the first case in the Dominican Republic of fungal sinusitis caused by Scedosporium apiospermum check for this species in other resources in a female patient which was surgically treated for nasal polyps, samples from the surgical specimens were shown by mycological studies to have Scedosporium apiospermum. The fungus was identified by the characteristic Annelloconidia of this mold. Successful eradication of this infection was accomplished by surgical drainage and antifungal therapy.

Keywords
Spheno-ethmoidal fungal disease; Scedosporium apiospermum; surgery; antifungal agents

 
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