A 60-year-old man receiving chemotherapy for an intermediate-grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma developed multiple papuloerythematous cutaneous lesions. Alternaria alternata was cultured from the lesions, and hyphae were seen in biopsy specimens. This is an unusual infection, without a well-established treatment, in patients with lymphoma. The use of amphotericin B resulted in cure.
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