J Med Assoc Thai 2019; 102 (5):615-7

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Candida parapsilosis Cellulitis in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report
Rujiwetpongstorn R , Mahanupab P , Youngchim S , Khamwan C , Laosakul K , Chiewchanvit S Mail

The authors described a case of Candida parapsilosis cellulitis in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient presented with a clinical of cellulitis unresponsive to antibiotic treatment. Yeast cells and pseudohyphae were seen in tissue biopsy and C. parapsilosis were identified by tissues culture. There was excellent outcome after surgical debridement and antifungal treatment.

Keywords: Candida parapsilosis, Cellulitis, Cellulitis in immunocompromised patients, Candidiasis, Fungus

Received 15 Jan 2019 | Revised 5 Mar 2019 | Accepted 7 Mar 2019

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