TABLE 1.

Case reports of patients with invasive Scytalidium dimidiatum infection

Source (reference)Age (yr)/sexYrCountryClinical formImmune statusTreatmentbOutcome
Tan et al. (21)31/M2008CanadaCNSa abscessRenal transplantVoriconazoleDied
Mani et al. (15)18/M2008IndiaCNS abscessImmune competentAmpho B/posaconazolecDied
Sadeghi Tari et al. (20)60/M2005IranEndophthalmitisPosttrauma + diabetes + cirrhosisAmpho BDied
Willinger et al. (24)62/M2004AustriaSkin + vertebra + lungsRenal transplantationAmpho B/voriconazoledDied
Geramishoar et al. (10)17/M2004IranCNS abscessImmunosuppressive therapyAmpho BDied
Dunn et al. (6)51/F2003United StatesSinusitisLung transplantationAmpho B/voriconazoledCured
Gumbo et al. (11)60/M2002ZimbabweEndophthalmitisPosttrauma + diabetes + cirrhosisKetoconazoleCured
al-Rajhi et al. (1)46/M1993Saudi ArabiaEndophthalmitisPosttraumaIO miconazole + Ampho B; Top. natamycin + Ampho BEnucleation
Benne et al. (3)13/M1993The NetherlandsBacteremiaChemotherapyAmpho BCured
Present case56/M2007IsraelEmpyemaImmune competentVoriconazoleAlive
  • a CNS, central nervous system.

  • b Ampho B, amphotericin B; IO, intraocular; Top., topical.

  • c Amphotericin B was changed to posaconazole.

  • d Amphotericin B was changed to voriconazole.