Int J Dermatol 2017 Aug 9;56(8):868-872. Epub 2017 May 9.
Medicine School, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
: The clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of pediatric sporotrichosis are poorly understood.Objective
: To describe the incidence and clinical characteristics of cases of sporotrichosis in children 14 years of age and younger reported in Abancay from 2004 to 2011, stratified according to age.Methods
: We performed a retrospective review of pediatric patients 14 years of age and younger who were diagnosed with sporotrichosis in a referral center at Abancay, a poor area located in the south central highlands of Peru, to estimate the incidence rates (per 100,000 person-years) according to age and sporotrichosis type (lymphocutaneous and fixed), and clinical characteristics of these patients. Read More