- Flavio Queiroz-Telles,
- Ahmed Hassan Fahal,
- Diego R Falci,
- Diego H Caceres,
- Tom Chiller,
- Alessandro C Pasqualotto
Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Jul 31. Epub 2017 Jul 31.
Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Fungi often infect mammalian hosts via the respiratory route, but traumatic transcutaneous implantation is also an important source of infections. Environmental exposure to spores of pathogenic fungi can result in subclinical and unrecognised syndromes, allergic manifestations, and even overt disease. After traumatic cutaneous inoculation, several fungi can cause neglected mycoses such as sporotrichosis, chromoblastomycosis, mycetoma, entomophthoramycosis, and lacaziosis. Read More