We describe a case of noninvasive sinusitis caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus in a patient with diabetes mellitus. Cure was achieved by endoscopic drainage and aspiration of the fungal mass. We discuss the difficulty in and clinical importance of distinguishing Paecilomyces from Aspergillus, Pseudallescheria, a Zygomycete, or other molds.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Clinical Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
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