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Alternariosis is an infection by alternaria, presenting cutaneously as focal, ulcerated papules and plaques.[2]:330

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A 69-year-old female with alternariosis in her left forearm and electron micrograph of her skin showing sporangiophores of Lichtheimia corymbifera[1]
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Treatment with itraconazole has been reported.[3]

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  1. ^ Ran Yuping (2016). "Observation of Fungi, Bacteria, and Parasites in Clinical Skin Samples Using Scanning Electron Microscopy". In Janecek, Milos; Kral, Robert. Modern Electron Microscopy in Physical and Life Sciences. InTech. doi:10.5772/61850. ISBN 978-953-51-2252-4.
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  3. ^ Matson DR, Eudy JD, Matson SC (January 2010). "Cutaneous alternariosis in an adolescent patient". Pediatr Dermatol. 27 (1): 98–100. doi:10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.01056.x. PMID 20199426.

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