Head and Neck Pathology
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Phaeohyphomycosis is an infection caused by pigment-producing saprophytic fungi. Systemic infections may occur in the immunocompromised patient. Infection in healthy individuals may result in subcutaneous abscess formation. Oral lesions appear to be rare. A case of intraoral phaeohyphomycosis presenting as a well-demarcated, painful nodule of the anterior hard palate in a 12-year-old healthy male is described. The mass was excised and the diagnosis was established following histopathologic examination of the tissue.
Rawal, Yeshwant B. and Kalmar, John R., "Intraoral Phaeohyphomycosis" (2012). School of Dentistry Faculty Research and Publications. 524.
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