Cutaneous blastomycosis masquerading as pyoderma gangrenosum

Marwan M. Azar, Ryan F. Relich, Bryan H. Schmitt, Robert W. Spech, Chadi A. Hage

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Abstract

Cutaneous blastomycosis (CB) is associated with a variety of skin manifestations. Among other entities, CB may be mistaken for pyoderma gangrenosum due to overlap of findings on histopathologic examination. We report a case of CB, initially diagnosed as pyoderma gangrenosum and treated with steroids, leading to disseminated blastomycosis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1298-1300
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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