Nolêto, Santos, Amaro, Diebold, Vettorato, Daboit (2019) Phoma (Peyronellaea) spp.: a phytopathogen as a cause of cystic phaeohyphomycosis in a diabetic patient Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases ()


Male, 63-year-old with diabetes type 2, resident of the North coast, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, was referred to the dermatology health service at Santa Casa de Porto Alegre due to a nodular subcutaneous lesion on the left ankle in May 2012. He was forwarded to direct and cultural mycological exams, as well as microculture technique for the induction of sporulation. Through the latter, fruiting structures with the presence of pycnidia and dematiaceous hyphae were observed. After molecular identification it was identified a phaeohyphomycosis caused by Phoma Peyronellaea) spp. Copyright © 2019. Published by Elsevier Ltd.