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Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 5 year old boy from Darwin, Australia presented with two slightly tender areas of induration on the anterior abdominal wall, both of which were discharging pus. The child had a history of playing in soil of the garden and of wearing few clothes because of the hot climate. On biopsy fungal elements were seen on histopathology. The fungus shown below was isolated.

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Clinical presentation

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