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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 348046, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/348046
Case Report

Cutaneous Mucormycosis Complicating a Polymicrobial Wound Infection Following a Dog Bite

1Warren Alpert Brown University School of Medicine, 1125 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02906, USA
2Warren Alpert Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy Street APC 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
3Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street APC 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Received 29 April 2011; Accepted 24 May 2011

Academic Editors: F. Mansour-Ghanaei and C. G. Meyer

Copyright © 2011 Dalila Zachary et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

We report a case of cutaneous mucormycosis and Enterobacter infection developing in a 50-year-old diabetic woman following a dog bite that showed delayed development and diagnosis in comparison with typical zygomycotic cutaneous lesions.