Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 10th, 2005
"We sought to describe the features of cutaneous opportunistic mold infections in a general pediatric population. Computerized pathology records from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston during the years 1991 to 2000 were used to identify any biopsy specimens of skin diagnosed as having fungus or mold.
"The corresponding medical records were reviewed to identify cases of cutaneous opportunistic mold infections. Cases were limited to those with histologic confirmation of hyphae within the dermis or extending to the dermis," scientists writing in...
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