Infectious Disease Compendium

Coelomycetes

Microbiology

Filamentous fungi including Medicopsis, Paraconiothyrium, Gloniopsis, Diaporthe, Peyronellaea, Lasiodiplodia. "...the presence of dematiaceous yeast-like cells, pseudo-hyphae-like elements, hyphae, or any combination of these in tissues."

Epidemiologic Risks

Cutaneous infections in rural tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

Syndromes

Soft tissue infections (Review).

Treatment

Surgery plus either Voriconazole or posaconazole have the best MIC's.