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European Journal of Dermatology

Secondary cutaneous cryptococcosis mimicking a malignant ulcerated tumor of the facial skin in an immunosuppressed patient Volume 20, numéro 5, September-October 2010


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Auteur(s) : Cornelia SL Müller, Rebecca Schmaltz, Thomas Vogt Department of Dermatology, Saarland University Hospital, Kirrberger Str., 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany A 73-year-old male presented with a 3-month history of an asymptomatic, rapidly growing, ulcerated, bulky tumor on the left temporal region up to 9 cm2 in diameter. Circumjacently, a pale-to-strong erythematous area with several arranged vesicles was observed. The left eyelid had severe edema, but vision was not affected ...