cutaneous mycosis

cutaneous mycosis

[kyü¦tān·ē·əs mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Any of a group of infections (collectively known as dermatophytoses, ringworms, or tineas) that are caused by keratinophilic fungi (dermatophytes). In general, the infections are limited to the nonliving keratinized layers of skin, hair, and nails, but a variety of pathologic changes can occur depending on the etiologic agent, site of infection, and immune status of the host.
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Bovine dermatophytosis: An important global cutaneous mycosis.
Lobomycosis was first described by Jorge Lobo in 1931 and is a deep chronic cutaneous mycosis typical of the Amazon's areas and is the most common deep mycosis in Manaus.
9) This study aims to determine the prevalence of cutaneous mycosis, with their different clinical types and etiological agents, and correlate the findings.
Cutaneous Mycosis Fungoides (MF), the subtype of cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma is a clinically and pathologically distinct form of peripheral extra nodal non-Hodgkin's T-cell lymphoma.
The main consideration in the differential diagnosis is a deep, cutaneous mycosis, and common pathogens include Coccidioides immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, and Cryptococcus neoformans (Table).
In late spring 2008, a forestry worker at a natural park west of Milano in the Po River Valley was treated for cutaneous mycosis on the basis of an erythematous rash on an arm.
This fungus has been associated with fatal mycosis in reptiles (6,7) and cutaneous mycosis in chameleons originating from Africa (2).
Cutaneous mycosis caused by Paecilonores lilacinus.

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