chromoblastomycosis


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chromoblastomycosis

[¦krō·mō¦blas·tō·mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
A granulomatous skin disease caused by any of several fungi, usually Hormodendrum pedrosoi, and characterized by warty nodules which may ulcerate. Also known as chromomycosis.
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The clinical presentation of chromoblastomycosis is often misleading.
Pulse itraconazole 400 mg daily in the treatment of chromoblastomycosis.
In our case, well-demarcated hyperpigmented verrucous plaques with discharge, histopathology report, positive fungal scraping and positive fungal culture favored the diagnosis of chromoblastomycosis.
Chromoblastomycosis usually affects rural workers and usually the lower limbs or foot or hands are the common sites due to traumatic implantation of the fungus.
USA 18 California, 1977 (19) Disaster Fungal organism Type of infection Tornado, 2011 Apophysomyces Soft tissue trapeziformis Great East Japan Aspergillus fumigatus Pulmonary, multi-organ Earthquake and dissemination Tsunami, 2011 Scedosporium Lung and brain apiospermum abscesses Pathogen not Sinusitis and identified ([dagger]) meningitis Hurricane Ike, Unspecified agent of Soft tissue 2008 chromoblastomycosis Hurricane Katrina, Cladosporium sp.
Chromoblastomycosis is a deep fungal infection most commonly caused by the pigmented fungus Phialophora verrucosa found in tropical climates.
Posaconazole treatment of refractory eumycetoma and chromoblastomycosis.
Evaluation of the ELISA technique for the diagnosis and the seroepidemiology of chromoblastomycosis.
11) Direct microscopy from crusts and scraping was positive in 2 (50%) cases of chromoblastomycosis and one case of candida.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by pigmented fungi which produce sclerotic bodies in the tissues.
and chromoblastomycosis, Clostridium tetani, Staphylococcus aureus, Sporothrix
The genus Fonsecaea comprises etiologic fungal agents of human chromoblastomycosis (1-3), a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection characterized by slowly expanding nodules that eventually lead to emerging, cauliflower-like, mutilating and disfiguring eruptions.