Violaceous skin lesions on a returned traveller

David WJ Griffin, Jenny SJ Wong, Orla Morrissey and Cristina Mateevici
Med J Aust 2021; 215 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51298
Published online: 1 November 2021


  • David WJ Griffin1,2
  • Jenny SJ Wong3
  • Orla Morrissey1,4
  • Cristina Mateevici2

  • 1 Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Western Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 Dorevitch Pathology, Western Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • 4 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC



We acknowledge Victor Fan, who provided images of the organism and plates in the laboratory; Sarah Kidd and colleagues at the National Mycology Reference Center, SA Pathology; Catriona Halliday and colleagues at the Clinical Mycology Reference Laboratory, ICPMR, NSW Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital; and the mycology scientists and pathologists at Dorevitch Pathology.

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