Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Jul;36(7):531-53; quiz 554-6
*Consultant Histopathologist, Dermatopathology and Lymphoid Area, Department of Cellular Pathology, Hospital El Bierzo, Ponferrada, Spain; †Dermatologist, Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, INER/CIENI, Hospital Angeles Lomas, Centro Medico ABC, Huixquilucan, México; and ‡Dermatologist and Mycologist, Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, México.
Cutaneous fungal infections used to be rare in most developed countries. However, they have become more common due to immunosuppression and globalization. In this report, we summarize the histopathologic findings of the main cutaneous fungal infections that are commonly seen in daily practice, including eumycetoma, sporotrichosis, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, coccidioidomycosis, aspergillosis, zygomycosis, phaeohyphomycosis, alternariosis, blastomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, lobomycosis, and chromoblastomycosis. Read More