Testicular involvement in disseminated fungal infection by Pseudallescheria boydii

Tung Shu, Justin M. Green, Eduardo Orihuela

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Abstract

We present an immunocompromised patient with a painless testicular mass. Usually, this mass is suspicious for testicular cancer; however, a fungal abscess from Pseudallescheria boydii was found. The patient eventually died from disseminating infection. This is the first such report of a testicular infection involving P. boydii. Early diagnosis and treatment are paramount because of the poor outcome with disseminated disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)981e8-981e9
JournalUrology
Volume63
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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