Int J Dermatol 2017 May 23;56(5):563-566. Epub 2017 Feb 23.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
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Indian J Med Microbiol 2011 Oct-Dec;29(4):437-9
Department of Microbiology, Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India.
Chromoblastomycosis and Madura foot are chronic localised mycotic infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue that follows the implantation of the fungi through minor trauma, mainly found in persons working outdoors on bare foot. In cases where both Madura and chromoblastomycosis are present, the treatment becomes difficult with low cure rates and frequent relapses. Here, we present such a very rare case of a 38-year-old cattle farmer who presented with verrucose nodules, tumefaction and multiple discharging nodules on the left lower 1/3 rd leg and foot since last 9 years. Read More
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2010 Aug 7;8(8):619-27; quiz 628. Epub 2010 Jun 7.
Departamento de Micología, Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital General de México, Ciudad de México.
Subcutaneous mycoses are common in subtropical and tropical regions of the world. They are rarely observed in Europe. These mycoses are heterogeneous, but all are caused by penetrating trauma of the skin. Read More
Mycopathologia 2015 Jun 10;179(5-6):447-52. Epub 2015 Jan 10.
Department of Dermatology, Southwest Hospital of the Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, 400038, China.
Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by dematiaceous fungi. Fonsecaea monophora, a new species segregated from F. pedrosoi, may be the most prevalent pathogen of chromoblastomycosis in southern China. Read More
Turk Patoloji Derg 2015 ;31(3):223-5
Department of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College, WEST BENGAL, INDIA.
Chromoblastomycosis is a rare chronic fungal infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue. It is primarily a disease of tropical and subtropical regions and affects mainly the agricultural workers following trauma with vegetable matter. Cutaneous Chromoblastomycosis may clinically mimic cutaneous tuberculosis as both the condition usually presents with hyper pigmented verrucous lesion of skin. Read More