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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part F (2021)

Phaeohyphomycosis of the dorsum of the hand: A rare case report

Author(s): Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy, Alagar Raja Durairaj, Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy, Anand Prasath Jayachandiran and Suresh Rajendran
Abstract: Phaeohyphomycosis is a chronic and rare mycotic infection caused by various heterogenous groups of phaeoid or dematiaceous fungi usually involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue manifestating commonly subcutaneous abscesses or cystic swellings. Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis are also characterised by papulonodules, verrucous, hyperkeratotic or ulcerated plaques, pyogranuloma, non-healing ulcers or sinuses. The commonly associated genera are. This condition involves the presence of brown-walled hyphal structures in the dermis and epidermis. Here, we are reporting a rare case of phaeohyphomycosis presenting as an cystic lesion on the dorsum of the hand which was surgically excised.
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How to cite this article:
Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy, Alagar Raja Durairaj, Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy, Anand Prasath Jayachandiran, Suresh Rajendran. Phaeohyphomycosis of the dorsum of the hand: A rare case report. Int J Surg Sci 2021;5(2):307-309. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2021.v5.i2f.711
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