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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

Paecilomyces lilacinus Vaginitis in an Immunocompetent Patient

Jeanne Carey*Comments to Author , Ron D’Amico*, Deanna A. Sutton†, and Michael G. Rinaldi†‡
Author affiliations: *Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; †University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA; ‡Audie L. Murphy Division, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Clinical features of cases of Paecilomyces lilacinus infections in immunocompetent hosts

Patient age, gender, and
reference no. Y Type of infection Treatment Outcome
48-year-old woman (our case)
36-year-old man
59-year-old woman
20-year-old woman (8)
Improvement, but not cure
19-year-old man (9)
Griseofulvin, then ketoconazole
57-year-old man
Lung abscess
20-year-old man (11)
Pulmonary effusion
Amphotericin B
47-year-old woman (12)
Surgical debridement
34-year-old man (13)
Fluconazole, ketoconazole, itraconazole
Progression of disease
59-year-old woman (14) 1998 Onychomycosis Terbinafine, various topical therapies, nail clipping Progression of disease

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