Howard LM, Gilbert L, Zwerner JP, Snyder KM, Di Pentima MC. Subcutaneous Colletotrichum truncatum Infection in a Child. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2016 Apr;35(35). 455-7. PMID: 26673980 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5463455 NIHMSID: NIHMS863401.
Human infection with Colletotrichum species is typically limited to ophthalmologic manifestations. We present the first reported pediatric case of subcutaneous Colletotrichum truncatum infection. This case highlights the potential importance of C. truncatum as an agent of subcutaneous or disseminated disease in immunocompromised children.