Phaeohyphomycosis and Hyalohyphomycosis

  • Patrícia P. C. Pacheco
  • Deanna A. Sutton
  • Michael G. Rinaldi


Phaeohyphomycosis and hyalohyphomycosis are artificial categories created to avoid the proliferation of new disease names each time a filamentous septate fungus is implicated in human disease. Phaeohyphomycosis (phaeo, black in Greek; hypho, hyphae) comprises mycotic diseases caused by moulds that form septate hyphae with darkly pigmented cell walls in tissue or culture. Hyalohyphomycosis comprises mycotic diseases caused by moulds whose basic tissue/culture form is in septate hyphae with colorless walls and distinctive hyphal shapes.


Chronic Granulomatous Disease Fusarium Species Antifungal Susceptibility Test Allergic Fungal Sinusitis Paecilomyces Lilacinus 
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  • Patrícia P. C. Pacheco
  • Deanna A. Sutton
  • Michael G. Rinaldi

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