DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20203754

Disseminated talaromycosis: an AIDS defining fungal infection

Bijayanti Devi, Sana S., Bharath Meka, Bhuvanesh Raj

Abstract


Talaromycosis is a systemic mycosis caused by Talaromyces marneffei. It mostly occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In India, its endemic in Manipur. We report 3 cases of disseminated talaromycosis with skin eruptions in HIV sero-positive patients from Manipur.


Keywords


Talaromycosis, Talaromyces marneffi, AIDS, cutaneous penicilliosis

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