Fusarium proliferatum superficial suppurative thrombophlebitis

Clinton K. Murray*, Miriam L. Beckius, C. Kenneth McAllister

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Fungi are increasingly recognized as microorganisms causing superficial suppurative thrombophlebitis being managed by aggressive surgical therapy and antifungal agents. We report a case of Fusarium proliferatum superficial suppurative thrombophlebitis in an immunocompetent patient with no evidence of systemic infection and who responded to venotomy alone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)426-427
Number of pages2
JournalMilitary Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 May 2003
Externally publishedYes


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