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A 69-year-old female with alternariosis in her left forearm and electron micrograph of her skin showing sporangiophores of Lichtheimia corymbifera[citation needed]

Alternariosis is an infection by Alternaria, presenting cutaneously as focal, ulcerated papules and plaques.[1]: 330 

Treatment with itraconazole has been reported.[2]

Cutaneous alternariosis, erythematosus nodule on dorsal aspect of third finger

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Matson DR, Eudy JD, Matson SC (January 2010). "Cutaneous alternariosis in an adolescent patient". Pediatr Dermatol. 27 (1): 98–100. doi:10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.01056.x. PMID 20199426.

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