Unknown 16

Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 26-year-old male renal transplant patient presented with a nodular lesion on the right leg. A tissue biopsy was taken and histological examination revealed the presence of fungal hyphae and cultures grew the fungus shown below.

Unknown 16 direct microscopy (PAS stained tissue section)

Direct microscopy (PAS stained tissue section)

Unknown 16 culture


Unknown 16 microscopy - 1


Unknown 16 microscopy - 2


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