volume 15, issue 3, P288-292 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s1413-86702011000300019
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Orlando Oliveira de Morais,
Cláudia Porto,
Anglya Samara Silva Leite Coutinho
et al.

Abstract: ABSTRACTAureobasidium pullulans is a causal agent of phaeohyphomycosis, occasionally found in men and animals. As an agent of different opportunistic fungal processes, it may cause fungemia, systemic infections and abscesses in different viscera. This paper aims to report a case of a patient with infection of the lymphatic system by A. pullulans. A 23-year-old patient being treated for erythema nodosum leprosum presented a 60-day complaint of daily fever, hoarseness, odynophagia and weight loss. Laboratory te…

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