Disseminated aspergillosis presenting as a skin abscess
Thomas N. Helm, MD
Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic
Daniel Mazanec, MD
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease, Cleveland Clinic
Address: Thomas N. Helm, MD, Department of Dermatology, One Clinic Center, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195-0338
An immunocompromised patient presented with chronic low back pain as the initial symptom and a subcutaneous abscess as the initial sign of disseminated aspergillosis. With the rising incidence of immunocompromised patients, cutaneous manifestation of aspergillosis may become more common.