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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79-80

A case of Scedosporium apiospermum Otomycosis

Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India

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Manjusree Shanmugham
Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.124595

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Otitis externa caused by Scedosporium apiospermum is extremely rare. We report a case of otomycosis in a chronic alcoholic who presented at the Otorhinolaryngology Outpatient Department with complains of right ear discharge and hearing loss. Scedosporium apiospermum (Pseudallescheria boydii) was isolated repeatedly from ear discharge. The patient was treated with surgical debridment and topically with Clotrimazole.

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