Unknown 60

Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 60 year old man presented with a history of nasal polyps and chronic sinusitis and headaches. Imaging showed pansinusitis and opacification of the paranasal sinuses. A sinus tissue biopsy showed the presence of septate slightly pigmented fungal hyphae and culture grew the fungus shown below.

Unknown 60 clinical presentation

Clinical presentation

Unknown 60 culture


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