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Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

Two years after lung transplantation, a 53-year-old patient presented with a tumour-like lesion on his thigh, with a history of a penetrating injury caused by a splinter acquired during hiking. The lesion was excised completely, and microscopic examination revealed a filamentous fungal infection. The culture shown below was isolated.

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Clinical presentation

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