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.
They are pigmented moulds found in soil and in plants and can give rise to three clinical entities such as eumycetoma, chromoblastomycosis, and phaeohyphomycosis.
Chromoblastomycosis: an overview of clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment.
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.
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Immunoprecipitation techniques and ELISA in the detection of anti-Fonsecaea pedrosoi antibodies in chromoblastomycosis. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2003; 45(6): 315-318.
Posaconazole treatment of refractory eumycetoma and chromoblastomycosis. Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, v.47, n.6, p.1-17, 2005.
Development of a chronic chromoblastomycosis model in immunocompetent mice.
* Chromoblastomycosis. This infection is caused by pigmented dematiaceous fungi, which generate dark yeasts.
Posaconazole has also shown effectiveness against nonmeningeal coccidioidomycosis (80% response rate), zygomycosis (71% response rate), cryptococcus (48% response rate), fusarium (46% response rate), candida (52% response rate), chromoblastomycosis (82% response rate), pseudallescheria (43% response rate), histoplasmosis (100% response rate), and hyphomycosis (80% success rate), Dr.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection of tropical and subtropical climates, caused by dematiaceous (black pigmented) fungi.